Police Blotter

Franklin Police arrest a local man after responding to a reported stolen moped scooter on January 11 at 71 Second Street.

According to reports filed by officers, Frank Anthony Mercado, age 26, of Franklin, was charged with felony counts of possessing a stolen motor vehicle and breaking or entering a stolen vehicle. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession of stolen property.

Mercado was booked into the Macon County jail on an$8,000 bond and is due in court January 24.

In an unrelated incident:

Macon County Deputies investigated an apparent larceny and break-in at county-owned maintenance shed on Allman Drive. An incident report indicated the building was broken into and 16 different tools were stolen including saws, nailers, and air compressors. The incident was reported January 14 and remains under investigation.