A Franklin man was arrested on eight charges including a charge of third-degree assault involving a police officer on Monday, Feb. 2.

 Robert L. Tines, 41, was also charged with alcohol intoxication, fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, menacing and two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening.

 Tines was arrested by Franklin Police Corporal David Hutcheson on Tulip Drive at about 4:10 p.m.

 The arrest citation said about 30 minutes prior to the arrest Tines was found by police with blood coming from his head and was transported by ambulance to The Medical Center at Franklin. The citation said while at the local hospital Tines allegedly kicked and struck Hutcheson and also allegedly kicked a member of the medical staff at the hospital in the stomach. Tines was then transported to the Medical Center at Bowling Green before being returned to Franklin police custody.

 An arrest citation said while in custody Tines allegedly started a physical altercation with police and after being transported to the Simpson County Jail also allegedly threatened Hutcheson and Franklin Police Sergeant Kevin Williams.


 Franklin Police are investigating an act of criminal mischief resulting in $7,000 damage to an electrical junction box at Speedco on Scottsville Road near the I-65 interchange.

 Detective Larry Schultz's report said a three-phase junction box in the parking lot was damaged by someone backing into it or driving over it. The report said a field on the side of the parking lot was damaged by a tractor trailer causing ruts extending from the field to the junction box.

 The damage occurred between 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and about seven o'clock the following morning.


 A Franklin woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of South Main Street and Industrial Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

 Charlotte F. Cook, 40, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin following the collision that happened just after 3 p.m.

 Franklin Police Officer Chad Moody's report said Ms. Cook was the driver of a 2012 Toyota Camry involved in the collision with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Alic Deni, 21, of Bowling Green.

 Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue extricated Ms. Cook from her vehicle.

 Both drivers were their vehicle's only occupants.


 A Franklin woman was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 3 after she allegedly used her vehicle to ram another vehicle occupied by another person.

 Della Elaine Johnson, 36, was charged with wanton endangerment, criminal mischief and terroristic threatening.

 Simpson County Deputy Sheriff Matt Freeman made the arrest at the intersection of U.S. 31-W North and Rutherford Avenue at about 11:10 a.m.

 The arrest citation said the incident allegedly occurred at the intersection of James Street and Clark Street and Ms. Johnson allegedly threatened the person in the other vehicle. She also allegedly drove through a yard in the 200 block of Rutherford Avenue.


 A Bowling Green man was injured in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 31-W North in front of Octagon Hall on Thursday, Feb. 5th.

 Barry W. Gaunt, 59, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green after the collision that happened just after 10 a.m.

 Franklin Police Officer Monta Cherry's report said Gaunt was the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado involved in the collision along with a 2000 Lincoln Navigator driven by another Bowling Green man, 45-year-old Roy M. Wingfield.

 Both drivers were the only occupants of their south bound vehicles.

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