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Joseph Crawford
Age: 39
Franklin, TN

A convicted felon is back behind bars after officers investigating a shots-fired call found him armed with a pistol.

At 1:15 Tuesday morning, officers responded to a disturbance on Acton Street, where shots had been fired. Arriving officers immediately encountered Joseph Crawford. Crawford began fighting with officers who were attempting to detain him. After a brief struggle, he was taken into custody. That’s when officers discovered that Crawford, a convicted felon, had a gun in his waistband.

Branden Patton
Age: 24
Franklin, TN

Crawford and Patton were booked into the Williamson County Jail. Crawford, charged with Resisting Stop, Halt, Frisk, and being a Felon in Possession of a Handgun remains behind bars on a $24,000 bond. Patton, charged with Resisting Stop, Halt, Frisk, and Disorderly conduct, remains jailed on the $7,000 bond set by the Magistrate. Both are due in court December 7 at 1:00 pm.Officers also encountered Branden Patton. Patton resisted officers who were attempting to investigate, and was arrested.

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