Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Multiple Mt. Juliet Police officers responded to the Hickory Hills and Willoughby Station subdivisions this afternoon after a citizen spotted a rape suspect in Hickory Hills. The suspect, who was wanted out of Metro-Nashville, was spotted running from the woods by a citizen on Maricourt Street near Brownstone Street around Noon on June 2, 2014. Moments prior, Mt. Juliet’s Emergency Communications center received a ‘Be on the Lookout’ from Metro-Nashville Police regarding the suspect possibly being in Mt. Juliet’s jurisdiction.
After the suspect was spotted by the citizen, multiple Mt. Juliet Police officers flooded the area to assist Metro-Nashville Police with their search. In addition, the public was alerted via text message about the incident with the suspect’s description. Thankfully, the suspect was taken into custody by a Metro-Nashville Police officer around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Devonshire Drive and Maricourt Street.
In situations that require quick notification to the public regarding police or fire incidents, Mt. Juliet Emergency Communications will always start with a text message alert through Nixle. The alerts are free to the public. To receive Mt. Juliet’s text message alerts, text “37122” to the phone number “888777” from your mobile phone. You can also register at www.nixle.com.