Ex-con arrested for multiple robberies around Nashville

Security cameras aided in identifying the man following an armed robbery at a Dollar Tree.
Terrance Turner, 43, was arrested for a string of robberies in Nashville.
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:33 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 12:08 PM CST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Nashville Police arrested an ex-con on Sunday that is accused of multiple armed robberies in the Nashville area.

According to the arrest affidavit, 43-year-old Terrance Turner was caught on surveillance cameras stealing money and merchandise from a Dollar Tree on Smith Springs Road on Sunday. Police said Turner approached the register with items from the store and then brandished a weapon before demanding money from the employee at gunpoint.

Turner’s identity was confirmed through security footage and police believe he is also responsible for armed robberies at other locations around Nashville:

  • Dollar Tree, 2806 Smith Springs Road, December 28th
  • Dollar General, 2275 Murfreesboro Pike, January 2nd
  • Dollar General, 2214 Hobson Pike, January 4th
  • Dollar Tree, 2806 Smith Springs Road, January 5th
  • Dollar General, 3803 October Woods Drive, January 10th
  • Dollar General, 2275 Murfreesboro Pike, January 12th
  • Dollar Tree, 2806 Smith Springs Road, January 22nd

Detectives searched his residence on Davenport Drive and discovered another firearm. Turner is not permitted to possess a firearm as a convicted felon. His prior convictions include attempted 2nd-degree murder and especially aggravated kidnapping.

Turner is charged with seven counts of aggravated robbery and remains in custody on $575,000 bond. He is also facing charges in Rutherford County for robbing a Dollar General on Fergus Road on January 8.