Archive for category: Press Releases

Arrest Made in Burglary / Vandalisms

by / on May 9, 2018, 1:34 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers of the Martin Police Department responded to Sudden Service Quick Stop (509 N. Lindell St.) at 1:49 a.m. on 5/9/18 in reference to a burglar alarm.  They discovered that a rear door was open and that several items were missing from the store.  Shortly after, a suspect was identified.  Officers performed a search of the residence of Sean G. […]

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Peter Graves Sentenced by Federal Judge in Court at Jackson, TN

by / on May 7, 2018, 1:42 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

A Federal Judge in court at Jackson, TN has sentenced a Martin man stemming from a May 20, 2016 arrest by Martin Police Department.  The original arrest of Peter A. Graves, 41 of Martin, took place at 325 N. McCombs St. in Martin.  Officers from Martin P.D. performed a consented search of the residence during a domestic violence investigation.  Mr. […]

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One Vehicle Crash on South Lindell

by / on May 3, 2018, 10:47 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Yesterday afternoon at 4:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of 207 South Lindell in reference to a vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, they discovered that Ms. Billie S. Walker, 91 of Martin, had struck several objects in that area.  Ms. Walker lost control of her 2007 maroon Dodge Caliber and had initially struck the store front area of Southern Ink […]

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Motorcycle/Car Crash

by / on April 13, 2018, 4:43 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers from Martin Police Department responded to Main St. at Travis Rd. in reference to a car versus motorcycle crash.  A 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle being operated by Anthony Bell, 31 of Martin, was traveling west on Main St. A silver 2001 Daewoo sedan being operated by Daniel Reynolds, 38 of Martin, was headed east on Main St. and turned […]

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Multi-Vehicle Crash

by / on April 13, 2018, 4:37 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that occurred this morning at the intersection of Main St. and College St.  At 7:09 this morning, Martin P.D. began receiving calls reporting the crash. It appears as though a 2015 Freightliner driven by Curtis Rugg, 48 from Holmen, WI, failed to stop at the intersection as […]

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Tennessee Tractor Burglary Investiation

by / on April 12, 2018, 9:01 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers responded to Tennessee Tractor on 45 Hwy at 10:16 p.m. on Tuesday night (04/10/2018).  A security alarm had been set off and when officers arrived, they discovered that an exterior glass had been broken and someone had entered the building.  There was no one at the location when the officers arrived and after a manager came […]

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MPD Investigating Report of Two Males Kidnapped and Assaulted

by / on April 3, 2018, 3:03 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers responded to The Station Apartments (237 W. Peach St.) at 12:23 a.m. on March 30th pertaining to a possible robbery that had occurred the night before.  Two male victims reported that they had been robbed at gunpoint by two masked individuals in the parking lot as they were getting into their vehicle.  The victims told officers […]

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Arrest Made After Shots Fired

by / on April 1, 2018, 6:21 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department Officer Clay Dean arrested Dexter Sowell, 34 of Martin at around 6:24 p.m. Saturday.  Officers were on routine patrol when they heard a single gunshot in the area of 160 Old Fulton Rd. Officers Clay Dean and Nick Combs initially investigated the gunshot shortly after hearing it.  They discovered that a black male in a white sedan […]

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Huddle House Burglary

by / on March 28, 2018, 4:12 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

A burglary was reported this morning at 6:43 a.m. at Huddle House in Martin.  An exterior window had been broken out and someone had entered the business. An additional window was found to be busted out of the office area and the office door was standing open.  Police were also told that $537.52 had been stolen from the office. Officers […]

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Investigation of Threat at Westview High School

by / on February 23, 2018, 7:24 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

We have been investigating another threat at Westview High School today, Thursday February 22. The threat was written on the bathroom wall. Our investigators were successful in identifying the juvenile/suspect quickly, and he admitted to committing the offense. The juvenile will be charged with false reports and suspended. No other information is available at this time.

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