Welcome to the City of Franklin's Digital Newsroom. News from every city department is posted here.
News Media-Watch our pre-packaged video stories or download raw high definition footage, sound bites and photos. If you have any questions please contact our communications manager at firstname.lastname@example.org, or our Fire Department PIO at email@example.com or Police Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media RAW file Library (coming soon) | YouTube Channel
Shoplifter charged after threatening security with box cutter
Reward offered for second suspect
Last night a 5:00 pm, Belk Security summoned Franklin Police Officers to respond and assist with an in-progress theft. While officers were en route, one of the suspects threatened a Belk employee with a box cutter while the other fled. Arriving officers arrested Archie Goodner, 52 of Nashville. Goodner, charged with Theft and two counts of Aggravated Assault, is being held on a $37,500 bond. He is due in court 03/23/2017 at 1:00 pm.
Officers are searching for 36-year-old Alicia Edwards, who fled prior to the arrival of police officers. Information on her whereabouts is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.
Edwards and Goodner are both convicted felons.