North Precinct detectives charged William Gardner, 77, with criminal homicide for Sunday’s 5 a.m. fatal shooting of his nephew, Jerry Birdwell, 54, and attempted murder for wounding Birdwell’s girlfriend inside the residence they all shared in the 8000 block of Jackman Road in Joelton.
Ten years after the death of her 4-month-old daughter, a Nashville mother now admits that she lied to police on the day of the girl’s death in June 2010, destroyed evidence and staged the scene to cover up her crime of murder. She says she suffocated her with a plastic bag for disrupting her life.
South Precinct detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man whose body was discovered Saturday at 1:50 a.m. lying near garbage dumpsters at the Shadow Bluff Apartments, 221 Plus Park Boulevard.
Clarksville Police are investigating an overnight home invasion on Dandelion Drive that left one resident and one intruder dead. At least one intruder is being sought.
Hermitage Precinct officers Friday evening arrested Montarius Bean, 20, on a grand jury indictment charging him with voluntary manslaughter for the Christmas Day 2018 fatal shooting of Alijah C. Williams, 18, on Creekview Drive.
North Precinct detectives are swearing out arrest warrants against five persons for the overnight murder of 18-year-old Maplewood High School student Rashawn Wallace inside his father’s residence.
Keimichael Clack, 19, Logan Sadler, 26, Ajah Miles, 22, Chaziah Woods, 19, and Ronnie Sims Jr., 28, are accused of being part of a plot to rob Wallace’s father,
Metro Nashville Police suspect that Ryanna Davenport and Gevona Smith medicated their children, lit candles in the apartment, and went to a nightclub. The apartment later caught on fire, and they claimed a babysitter was there, but that turned out to be a lie.
Nashville based rapper ‘Fredo Ruthless’, legally Freddie Calbert, is the 2nd and final person to be charged with the murder of 15-year-old Jaezoine Woods in Nashville during a drive-by shooting.
Devion Jordan, 18, who has been a fugitive for the past four months, charged with the death of Charlie Easley, is now in custody after being tracked to a Porter Road apartment where he was being harbored by 20-year-old Marvin Summers, who is currently out on bond for 1st-degree murder.
Tru Booker, 28, tells MNPD he was selling drugs to Markus Cantrell, 28, Monday night, when the deal turned into an attempted robbery. Booker shot and killed Cantrell, and is claiming self-defense. No charges have been filed at this time. No drugs, guns, or cash were at the scene when MNPD arrived.