A Franklin woman is scheduled to appear in Simpson District Court on a theft charge in connection with money allegedly missing from the Franklin-Simpson Community Park Girls Softball League account.

A criminal summons was issued by Franklin Police charging Ashley Jenkins, 35, with theft by unlawful taking $10,000 or more, but under $1,000,000.

The Franklin Police Press Release says an investigation determined that Ms. Jenkins, the Softball League Treasurer, had allegedly withdrawn $7,475 between Jan. 30 and Feb. 27 and also allegedly failed to deposit $2,855 into the account.

The release says the total amount of money allegedly missing was $10,330 and that the investigation determined the funds were allegedly not used for Girls Softball League business.

The release says Ms. Jenkins’s attorney indicated she would return the money.

She is scheduled to appear in court August 13th.

Detective Canaan Scott conducted the investigation.

Franklin Police say charges are pending against a Portland, Tennessee man after a shot was allegedly fired at another man walking along Nashville Road on July 15.

Detective Michael Jones said multiple agencies are looking for the Portland man in connection with the alleged incident.

The offense report filed by Jones said a Franklin man told police he was shot at with a semi automatic pistol fired by the driver of a pick up truck while walking in the three thousand block of Nashville Road.

Jones said the man was not struck by the bullet and was not injured.

The offense report said police found a shell casing the following day in the area where the shot was allegedly fired.

The incident happened between 9:45 and 9:55 a.m.

No arrests have been made and no formal charges placed stemming from the alleged incident.

A two-vehicle collision on the North Industrial Bypass near Deweese Construction injured three people Wednesday, July 22.

Linda R. Cherry, 74, and Melissa A. Porter, 51, both of Woodburn, were taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin after the collision that happened at about 11:45 a.m.

Jimmy L. Hoskins, 56, of Franklin, was listed on the Franklin Police Collision Report as being injured, but refused medical treatment.

The collision report said Hoskins was the driver of a 1992 Nissan pick up truck involved in the collision with a 2005 Saturn Ion driven by Ms. Cherry.

Porter was a passenger of the Saturn.

Cherry was removed from her vehicle by Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue.

A Franklin man told police a pistol was stolen from his vehicle at his residence in the 400 block of Chapman Street.

The Franklin Police Offense report said the firearm was reported stolen at about 6 a.m. Monday, July 20 and was taken sometime since the previous night.

The truck was unlocked at the time of the theft.

The report said several residents near the Chapman Street location have also reported items being stolen from vehicles.

A Franklin man was charged with second-degree strangulation stemming from an alleged altercation on Monday, July 20.

Joseph McAfee, 31, is also charged with fourth-degree assault — domestic violence — minor injury stemming the alleged altercation at his Blackjack Road residence.

The arrest citation says the alleged victim had marks around her throat and bruises on her arms allegedly caused by McAfee when the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the residence.

The citation does not say if medical treatment was required.

Deputy sheriff Quintin Wright made the arrest at 10:25 p.m.

An employee of Pilot with a Subway restaurant received what police say was an apparent minor injury when he was assaulted on Sunday, July 19 inside the business on Scottsville Road.

The Franklin Police Offense Report says the employee, a Franklin man, was slammed to the ground and grabbed by the throat during the altercation that occurred behind the counter.

The report says the employee was picked up by the man and slammed to the ground several times causing the employee’s head to hit the ground.

The employee was checked by EMS at the scene, but refused transport to a medical facility.

The assault followed a verbal argument between the men.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident, which happened at 3:30 p.m. and was investigated by officer Tyler Anderson.

A Franklin woman was charged with receiving stolen property $10,000 or more after a traffic stop of a rental car reported stolen in Bowling Green.

Franklin Police arrested Stacy Lynn Gamble, 27, following the traffic stop on Morris Street on Saturday, July 18.

The arrest citation said the 2019 Toyota Camry was reported stolen by Enterprise Car Rental on June 12th. It said Enterprise told police the car was allegedly parked at Ms. Gamble’s residence on Harding Road.

The citation said the arresting officer saw the car traveling on South Main Street before conducting the traffic stop at 9:30 a.m.

Ms. Gamble was also arrested on a bench warrant issued in Warren County charging her with failure to appear.

Officer Caleb Holloway made the arrests.

Franklin Police is investigating the theft of a laptop computer valued at $800 from the front desk of the Red Roof Inn on Scottsville Road at 2 a.m. on Saturday, July 18.

The report said the computer was taken from the front desk counter while no one was at the counter.

Officer Michael Carder filed the offense report.

Franklin Police is investigating the shoplifting of some $990 worth of clothing from Hibbett Sports on Nashville Road on Thursday, July 16 between 11:05 a.m. and about 11:45.

The offense report did not list the type of clothing that was stolen.

Officer Caleb Holloway filed the offense report.

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