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RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED THURSDAY due to threat of bad weather. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Rutherford County from Wednesday at 9pm until Thursday at noon. 1-3" of snow/sleet and up to a 1/10" of ice is possible.

Convicted Sex Offender arrested by Murfreesboro PD after authorities say his tracking device showed he was within 1,000 feet of school and park

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A registered Sex Offender was arrested in Murfreesboro after police determined he was within 1,000 feet of a school and a park. Registry laws do not allow for offenders to be within such a close proximity to either of the two locations.

25-Year old Justin D. Watkins was tracked down because of a GPS device that he is required to wear. When police arrived in the neighborhood near the school and park, Officer Doughtie was able to track him to a near exact location because of the electronic monitoring device.

Watkins was convicted in 2012 on charges of “Sexual Battery.” He is classified as a “Sexual Offender” as opposed to a “Violent” Sexual Offender.


Murfreesboro Police Arrest Report
TN Bureau of Investigations Sex Offender Registry

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