Additional charges have been placed against a Franklin man in connection with shots allegedly fired at Simpson County residences on Dec. 18.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob Ryan Phillips, 27, on the additional charges of nine counts of wanton endangerment, three counts of second-degree criminal mischief and two counts of third degree criminal mischief.

The sheriff’s office said Phillips allegedly fired shots at residences on Witt Road, Gosnell Road and Lake Springs Road.

The arrest citation said Phillips allegedly fired shots at the Lake Springs Road home twice on Dec. 18.

All of the residences were occupied when the shots were allegedly fired; however, there were no injuries.

Damages were reported at all of the residences.

And, the citation said Phillips allegedly shot at an unoccupied vehicle at another Gosnell Road home, damaging the vehicle.

Deputy Sheriff Matt Freeman arrested Phillips on the additional charges on Dec. 21.

Phillips was originally arrested on six counts of wanton endangerment, one count of criminal mischief and one count of leaving the scene of an accident in connection with the alleged Dec. 18 incidents.

Franklin Police is investigating separate thefts from Scottsville Road businesses of a semi truck and a refrigerated trailer, which was loaded with $400,000 worth of grocery products.

Police say its unknown if the thefts are related.

The 2007 Peterbilt truck was reported stolen from Southern Diesel. It was left at the business at 1 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 20. The theft was reported on Monday, Dec. 21 at about 6 p.m.

The truck is valued at $52,600.

The refrigerated trailer was stolen from Sudden Service. It was left at the business at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18 and was also reported stolen on Monday, Dec. 21 at 10:45 a.m.

The trailer was tracked to a Brentwood, Tennessee location, but had not been recovered as of Thursday, Dec. 24.

The trailer is valued at $65,000.

Officer Tyler Anderson is investigating the truck theft.

Lt. Robbie Matthews is investigating the trailer theft.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office cited a Scottsville woman on a drug possession charge following a traffic stop on Russellville Road.

Misty Alicia McKeel, 41, was cited on charges of possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia buy or possession and failure to notify address change to department of transportation.

The citation said a suspected glass meth pipe and suspected methamphetamine were allegedly found inside the vehicle driven by Ms. McKeel.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright issued the citation on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 9:22 p.m.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bowling Green woman on possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance — heroin charges following a traffic stop on Nashville Road.

Tamara Kraft Johnson, 33, was also charged with drug paraphernalia — buy or possession, failure to dim headlights, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, tampering with physical evidence and failure to notify address change to department of transportation.

The arrest citation said a bag containing a crystal substance and another bag containing suspected heroin were allegedly found in a bag found lying on the ground beside the driver side window of the vehicle she was driving.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright made the arrest at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27.

A Franklin man facing charges including strangulation stemming from alleged Sept. 29, 2020 incidents.

Dedrick L. Beck, 24, is also charged with second-degree burglary, fourth degree assault — domestic violence — minor injury, theft by unlawful taking under $500 and third degree criminal mischief.

The arrest warrant said Beck allegedly entered a Redbud Drive residence and allegedly struck a woman and grabbed her by her neck.

The warrant said Beck also allegedly stole the woman’s car keys and cell phone.

Franklin Police Officer Michael R. Carder obtained the arrest warrant.

Franklin Police say an unidentified male entered an office at Graves Gilbert Clinic/Red Oak Medical Plaza on South Main Street and allegedly stole a wristlet wallet out of a purse on Tuesday, Dec. 29.

Police say the suspect then allegedly used stolen credit — debit cards to purchase $1,220 worth of prepaid gift cards at Wal-Mart and purchased items valued at $35 at T-Mart. The male also allegedly attempted to use the card at Dollar Tree, but the transaction was denied.

Police say the male was driving a maroon-colored Nissan four-door passenger car. He is described as a black male with a possible speech impediment.

If anyone knows who the male is they are urged to contact Officer Brian Wise at 270-586-7167.

Pictures of the male and the vehicle he was driving are available on the Franklin Police Facebook page.

A Shelbyville, Tennessee man was injured in a two-vehicle collision on Scottsville Road at the intersection of Page Drive on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service transported Omar Haji, 27, to The Medical Center at Franklin after the collision that happened just after 7:30 a.m.

The Franklin Police Collision Report said Haji was the driver of a 2005 Ford Focus involved in the collision with a 2001 Toyota RAV4 driven by Jonathon K. Hernandez, 34, of Scottsville.

Officer John Thompson investigated.

A Franklin man was arrested on four drug related charges following a traffic stop by the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Dec. 20.

James Daniel Proctor, 62, was charged with possession of a controlled substance — third or more offense — methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance — drug unspecified, drug paraphernalia — buy or possession and prescription controlled substance not in proper container.

The arrest citation said the vehicle was stopped on Scottsville Road just after 3 a.m. for Proctor allegedly not wearing a seat belt.

The arrest citation said suspected methamphetamine was among the items allegedly found in the vehicle. Proctor was also allegedly in possession of a white crystal substance.

The arrest citation also said the driver of the vehicle was cited for Proctor not wearing a seat belt.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright made the arrest.

A Franklin man was arrested in connection with the theft of more than $1,288 from a restaurant where he was employed.

Franklin Police arrested Tony James Muse, 19, on charges of theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000, tampering with physical evidence and possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine.

The arrest citation the money was allegedly in a moneybag taken from Wendy’s on North Main Street.

The citation said after police made contact with Muse he allegedly put $80 in the back seat of a police vehicle and also allegedly had a bag containing suspected methamphetamine residue.

Officer Jacoby Sharklet arrested Muse on Saturday, Dec. 19, the same day as the alleged theft.

A Franklin man was cited on three drug related charges after police responded to a call at a Peach Street home on Thursday, Dec. 17.

Walter Eugene Lawrence, 40, was cited for possession of a controlled substance — LSD, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia buy or possession.

The Franklin Police Offense Report said suspected LSD, suspected marijuana and items with marijuana residue were among the items allegedly at the residence.

Officer Brian Wise issued the citation.

Franklin Police arrested a Shepherdsville man on four charges following a traffic stop on Nashville Road.

Larry Geralds, 44, was charged with failure to produce insurance card, theft of identity of another without consent, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia buy or possession.

The arrest citation said Geralds originally gave the arresting officer another person’s name, date of birth and Social Security number.

The citation said marijuana and a scale were allegedly found in the vehicle.

Officer Troy Lamastus made the arrest at about 12:10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18.

A Franklin man was injured when the van he was driving and a semi truck collided on Russellville Road on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Taken by F-S Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin was 58 year-old John W. Brady.

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office Collision Report said Brady was the driver of 1995 Ford Club Wagon E150 involved in the collision with a 1995 International driven by Jeramie S. Stratton, 46, of Auburn.

Deputy sheriff Matt Freeman investigated the collision that happened at about 8:40 a.m.

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Scottsville Road and Harding Road injured two people on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

Kelsey C. Pannell, 29, of Bowling Green, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Dewayne G. Reid, 49, of Lewisburg was taken by F-S Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin.

The Franklin Police Collision Report said the vehicles in the collision were a 2007 Toyota Camry driven by Pannell and a 2016 Jeep Patriot driven by Reid.

Officer Brian Wise investigated the collision that happened at about 12:30 p.m.

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