Tru Booker claims self-defense in the killing of Markus Cantrell; no drugs, guns, or cash found at scene.

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.

Metro Police Officer decommissioned after questionable traffic stop caught on video

Metro Nashville Police Officer Barrett Teague was decommissioned Thursday afternoon after a video surfaced of a traffic stop on a black female. The officer claimed her tags to be expired, but they were not. He then appears to assault the woman when she attempts to show him they’re current.

Metro Council Candidate uses MNPD officer’s death to criticize opponent

Metro Council politics heated up in District 20 overnight as Tori Goddard’s campaign released a statement capitalizing on the tragic death of MNPD Officer John Anderson