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 email@example.com, or our Fire Department PIO at firstname.lastname@example.org or Police Department at email@example.com.
Media RAW file Library (coming soon) | YouTube Channel
Felony shoplifters remain jailed after fighting Franklin Police Officers
Bowling Green, KY
Two felony shoplifters remain behind bars after resisting two Franklin Police Officers who were taking them into custody. It happened at 6:00 Sunday night, at the CoolSprings Galleria. Chayan Fuentes of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Jorge Lugo of Madison, Tennessee had just stolen more than $1,700 in fine fragrances from Macy’s.
Two undercover Franklin Police Officers approached the suspects moments later inside the mall. The suspects created quite a scene, resisting officers who were eventually able to get them into custody.
Fuentes remains jailed on a $15,000 bond, charged with Felony Theft and Resisting Arrest. Lugo remains behind bars on a $20,000 bond, charged with Felony Theft, Resisting Arrest, and Evading Arrest. Both will appear before a judge Tuesday morning at 9:00 am.
To the four anonymous citizens who selflessly assisted our officers with getting two very combative suspects into custody: We offer each of you our sincerest thanks.
# # #