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If you are a member of the media and wish to obtain information regarding an incident in the City of Gallatin, coordinate access to a departmental event, or receive information on a given topic, please contact us as listed below.

The current Public Information Officers are Officer Bill Storment and Captain Kate Novitsky. They are available during business hours on weekdays and on a call-out basis on nights and weekends. Officer Bill Storment can be reached at 615-452-1313 ext. 215 and Captain Kate Novitsky can be reached at 615-452-1313 ext. 216

Gallatin Police Department
130 W. Franklin St.
Gallatin, TN 37066

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Stolen Cell Phone - Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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Contact: Gallatin Police 615-452-1313

Please help identify this individual. W/M approx 5’10”, 225 lbs. A person of interest in a theft of a cell phone from Krystals on 03/30/2015.


Arrest for possession of marijuana and solicitation of a minor - Monday, March 16, 2015

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Contact: Officer Janell Wilson
Investigator Daniel Soto

Gallatin police arrested 53 year old Brian Kirkham AKA Uncle Brian, on Saturday, March 14, 2015 for simple possession of marijuana and 3 counts of solicitation of a minor. The victim in this case is 15 years old. The victim reported to police, that she and Uncle Brian had been exchanging sexual text messages over the phone and she was able to lead Investigators to his home. Kirkham also lured her to his home through the text messages. The suspect was interviewed during the investigation and sufficient information was learned to make the arrest on Saturday. Kirkham was charged with 3 counts of solicitation of a minor and is out on bond at this time.

Anyone with information related to any other crimes that have occurred in Gallatin are asked to contact Investigator Daniel Soto at the Gallatin Police Department at 452-1313


Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy - Friday, March 13, 2015

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Contact: Officer Janell Wilson

The Gallatin Police Department is pleased to report the graduation of two new officers from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. The graduation ceremony was held at the Academy on Friday morning March 13th at 11 a.m. in Donelson. The two officers are Officer Jamison Pryor and Officer Jaime Zubieta. Chief Don Bandy states “These officers are to be commended for their accomplishments and for representing our City and the Gallatin Police Department with excellence and professionalism.” GPD wishes to congratulate all of the graduating officers. Following graduation, they will undergo 14 weeks of training with a Field Training Officer, adding to the ranks of our Patrol Division.

For additional information please contact the Gallatin Police Department at 615-452-1313.


2015 Sexual Assault UPDATE - Friday, March 06, 2015

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Contact: Sgt. Chris ShockleyE
Officer Bill Storment

Gallatin Police have made an arrest in the sexual assault that occurred on February 28, 2015 at a local business. The suspect entered the store where he asked for assistance from a female employee. While she attempted to help him over about a ten minute time span, the suspect allegedly touched the employee numerous times in an inappropriate manner. The suspect was identified after receiving information from a concerned citizen. The suspect, 48 year old Charles Massey of Gallatin, was picked up and questioned on Friday where he confessed to the inappropriate touching of the employee. He has been charged with three counts of sexual battery and placed in the Sumner County jail. The photo below was taken from store surveillance video showing the suspect.

We thank our citizens for helping us keep Gallatin safe as they read our alerts and respond with information that helps us put suspects like this in jail. Anyone having information concerning any other crimes is requested to call the Gallatin Police Department at 615-452-1313.