Archive for category: Press Releases

Khalil Taylor Pleads Guilty

by / on December 5, 2018, 7:03 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Prior to the beginning of a trial this week, Khalil Mustaffa Taylor, 27 of Martin, pleaded guilty to Especially Aggravated Robbery and Second-Degree Murder stemming from the shooting death of Charles C. Graves of Martin in 2017. Taylor was arrested by Martin Police Department in June of 2017 during an investigation regarding the shooting death of Mr. Graves.  The incident […]

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Martin Man Arrested After Making Verbal Threats to Harm Others

by / on November 28, 2018, 1:33 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Earlier this morning at approx. 10:29 am, the Martin Police Department received a call that a white male was at the City of Martin Recreational Complex on Hwy 45 and had made some verbal threats about harming others.  Several officers from Martin Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to that area.  Although the threats were not directed towards […]

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One Vehicle Crash at Mt. Pelia Rd. and Baker Rd.

by / on October 11, 2018, 1:37 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers from the Martin Police Department responded to Omni Community Residential house located at 112 Baker Rd. in reference to a one-vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, the officers discovered that a silver 2005 Buick LeSabre sedan had been driven into a brick wall located on the west side of the residence and had actually entered the inside of the structure.  Witnesses […]

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Motorcycle Versus Car Crash

by / on August 7, 2018, 4:38 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Earlier this morning at approx. 8:41 a.m., Ptl. Trae Vaughn and other officers from the Martin Police Department responded to University St. near Domino’s Pizza in reference to a vehicle versus motorcycle crash. Upon arrival, it was determined that a white 2002 Jeep Liberty operated by Lora Phillips, 36 of Paris, TN, was traveling West on University St. Ms. Phillips […]

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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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