Mike Fitzhugh is officially the new Rutherford County Sheriff. After being voted in by the Rutherford County Commission last Thursday and sworn in after the meeting, he received his bond at 12:01am Monday morning.
Murfreesboro Police responded to 2563 Choctaw Trace in reference to an ongoing narcotics investigation where officers arrested a 56 year old retired man.
Medical marijuana will again be a topic of discussion in the Tennessee state legislature as Rep. Jeremy Faison plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session.
About $134,400 worth of high grade marijuana and eight firearms were confiscated from a La Vergne resident after a search warrant was served last week at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's narcotics supervisor said Monday.
Cocaine, marijuana and Percocet pills were found in a car during a traffic stop in Murfreesboro on Wednesday. The stop was made on Bell Street when police observed a non-working taillight.
Murfreesboro Police conducted a "Knock and Talk" at an apartment on South Rutherford Blvd Monday night and ended up arresting two individuals on drug charges.
Murfreesboro Police confiscated an AK-47 that had two banana clips (magazines), a rifle scope and numerous rounds of ammo after a clerk at the Speedway gas station on South Church Street reported suspicious activity.
The realtor, who was in the process of cleaning out the Parklawn Drive home, found 6 bricks of marijuana in the attic along with a large amount of loose marijuana.
An 18-year old Old Lascassas Pike man is in jail after being arrested on drug charges and for having a gun while in possession of drugs.
A 22-year old South Church Street man was arrested on shoplifting charges and also picked up on active warrants.
On Monday, partner radio station WMSR received mail that turned out to be something that no one at the station asked for, marijuana.
Police eventually caught up with 25 year old Emmanuel L. Ford who stopped at a gas station on Lascassas Pike where he was found to be hiding in the restroom.
A bill that would have allowed Tennesseans to weigh in on whether to decriminalize possession of low-level amounts of marijuana has failed in the Legislature.
The Senate Judiciary Committee killed the proposal on Tuesday.
A La Vergne man was arrested by Murfreesboro Police, which netted nearly a pound of marijuana. Murfreesboro Police Officer Christopher Hobbs reports Saturday night around 9:20, he arrived at The Grove on Journey Drive.
A Murfreesboro Police officer on patrol in the Greenland Drive area smelled burnt marijuana. It wasn't long afterward that 39-year old Bruce Stratton, Jr., of Karly Court in Murfreesboro was arrested.
40 Grams of marijuana, 11 strips of LSD Acid, two ecstasy pills, marijuana pipes and a digital scale were found in a truck after Murfreesboro Police pulled the driver over for speeding 42 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.
A tip lead the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and Riverdale High School administration to discover a handgun and marijuana in a student's car.
An unresponsive motorist was arrested this past Friday morning around 7:30 at the Broad Street / Florence Road intersection.
In order to get away from Murfreesboro Police, 35 year old Orlando Chesterfield allegedly jumped out of the second story window of a hotel room.
A Murfreesboro woman gave police consent to search her apartment and her phone, but when the police officer started to take photos of the phone messages, she revoked the consent.
State Representative Bryan Terry, who represents a portion of Rutherford County, said that a bill by one lawmaker may be revisited that focuses on cannabis research...
Regardless of how you feel about the legalization of marijuana in Tennessee, the drug remains illegal to buy, sell or posses in Tennessee.
What were described by police as four large bags of marijuana were discovered in a Murfreesboro apartment.
While Murfreesboro Police were conducting a "Knock and Talk" at Carrington Park Apartments officers found several vacuum sealed bags of marijuana and more in unit C-309.
The activist group said 76 percent of Tennesseans support medical marijuana.
A pizza delivery driver who may have been delivering more than just pizza will face the court to file a plea in a Rutherford County court room on December 14, 2015.
Friday evening, two organizations at the front lines of criminal justice reform and cannabis are joining ranks to celebrate this month of holidays and to help out the homeless in Nashville.
A man who was said to be driving a stolen Nissan Altima was arrested after being pulled over in Murfreesboro.
As legal reform of cannabis laws continue to progress at a fever pitch nationally and in countries such as Canada, where the newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just last week ordered his Justice Minister to begin proceedings to fully legalize cannabis, reform in southern states has taken a much slower pace until now.
Because marijuana is legal in Colorado, Oregon and California, a large amount of marijuana is transported to other states where marijuana is illegal, the sergeant said.
Murfreesboro Police helped a stranded motorist push their vehicle off the roadway and later arrested the subject who, according to a police report, smelled like marijuana.
The report shows that officers asked Lippert if he had any weapons and he freely admitted that he had a handgun in the waistband of his sweatpants.
When police arrived at the Kenslo Avenue home of James Everett Moore who goes by the alias of "LOCO," according to a police report, they found a gallon size bag of synthetic weed.
Once at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, she was met by female booking officers who stood by as she pulled multiple baggies of marijuana out of herself.
When police arrived at the hotel they could smell marijuana coming from one of the rooms. A knock on the door of the room in question revealed...
A 22-year old Murfreesboro woman was pulled over on Broad Street for having a broken headlight. Once stopped, police noted that she appeared nervous.
In one room of one of the grow houses, officers observed piles of marijuana stalks roughly estimated to be 400 or 500 processed piled in the floor.
A 45-year old Murfreesboro Street man was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop. It was also revealed Walter Edwin Duncan, Jr. had an active warrant for his arrest.
More than $12,000 worth of illegal crystal methamphetamine and marijuana were seized from suspects after being stopped for traffic offenses last week on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies said Monday.
Initial contact was made with Ellis due to his GPS monitoring device running low on its battery, which was in need of servicing. However, it led authorities right to his parked car.
An anonymous call to the Murfreesboro Police Department in reference to a domestic disturbance sent officers to 902 Greenland Drive.
26 roaches were found in an ash tray of a Murfreesboro erratic driver recently who was issued a release citation in Cannon County for simple possession.
"She felt bad that her shorts were not large enough to conceal the narcotics because they belonged to her and she handed them to Mr. Smith right before we arrived."
A small bag of weed, a full mason jar of marijuana and a half filled jar were found in a home on February Street in Murfreesboro.
Synthetic Marijuana a growing problem in Murfreesboro, TN and throughout the entire state. In this video a man in his early 20's talks about his addiction.
Police pulled Myles Devonte Key over on St. Andrews Drive after clocking him at 42-miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.
When city officers took McSpadden to jail police noted, "Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies searched McSpadden which revealed a small bag of marijuana tucked in the area of his buttocks."
More than $9,000 worth of illegal drugs such as LSD and cocaine were seized last week by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies patrolling on Interstate 24 before the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Ms. Connie Dennis allowed police to enter her apartment where officers were unable to locate a man. The report that WGNS obtained also showed there was no evidence of drug activity seen.
Police got consent to search the phone of a recently pulled over subject in Murfreesboro and found texts and photos regarding the purchase and sale of large amounts of illegal drugs, according to a police report released on Thursday morning.
To make matters worse for the 34-year old Murfreesboro resident, he was currently out on bond for "Felony Possession of a Schedule VI drug" and "Tampering with Evidence."
A pizza delivery driver may have been delivering more than just hot pizza's. 23-year old Nathaniel Delpriore was arrested and charged with "Felony Possession of a Schedule I drug, Felony Possession of a Schedule VI drug" and "Possession of Drug Paraphernalia."
Eating bags of marijuana is bad for your digestive system. That could be an understatement as you can't digest the plastic very well.
Synthetic marijuana is growing in popularity in some areas of the state. Murfreesboro looks to be one of those areas, although arrests involving the drug have not increased greatly.
Officers went to the Rutherford Blvd. address due to the possibility of drug activity taking place at that location.
The 14-pounds worth of bags weighed anywhere from 10 ounces to just over a pound each. Written on each of the bags were different strains of marijuana. Purple Diesel, Blue Dream...
More and more "Mary Jane" or marijuana is being located throughout Rutherford County. With it being illegal, arrests are also being made on a daily basis.
Once in handcuffs, police carefully searched the man and found a bag containing meth and another that contained marijuana.
Two Tennessee lawmakers have introduced companion bills that would legalize the possession and casual exchange of up to half an ounce of marijuana.
For probable cause to exist, a police officer must have sufficient knowledge of facts to warrant a belief that a suspect is committing a crime.
Three Kentucky men, Alphonso Mucker, Michael Tompkins and Christopher Graham were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.
Murfreesboro Police showed up at an address in recent days after receiving an anonymous tip about drugs.
A 70-year old Murfreesboro man apparently got arrested with more marijuana than what would be considered for personal use.
A Bradyville Pike man is in jail facing numerous drug charges, including introducing contraband in jail. Twenty-five year old Coryokis Scruggs was arrested last Friday after Murfreesboro Police executed a search warrant.
For the 7th time, 49-year old Glenda Daniels has been charged with "Driving on a Revoked License."
51 Grams of marijuana and $571 in cash were seized during a Murfreesboro traffic stop.
A search of the 2012 Dodge Ram, which had 234,000 miles on the odometer, revealed 425 pounds of high-grade marijuana valued at $1.7 million, $354,944 in cash, 17 "burner" cell phones with various states...
He was charged with six counts of Felony Possession of a schedule 2 drug, felony possession of a schedule 4 drug and simple possession of a schedule 6 drug.
After a lengthy investigation, Humphress reported Cain and Gordon arranged a deal to purchase one-fourth pound of marijuana for $975 from Kennedy at a home on West Jefferson Pike.
The driver of a car pulled over on North Rutherford Boulevard is accused of possessing a gun and weed at the same time which is a no-no in most cases.
Murfreesboro Police have arrested a 27-year old Flat Rock Road man after receiving a "be on the lookout" for him. Travis Dewayne Lowe was wanted by Cannon County authorities.
When police stopped Martin, they noticed a large bulge in his pants. At the same time, the odor of weed was present.
A mother has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for allegedly giving marijuana to her fifteen year old daughter.
The idea of running almost ended when the responding officer knocked the culprit to the ground with one swing of the hand.
A 19-year old Saddlebrook Drive man faces several charges, including operating a grow operation in a dwelling. Erik Eilers was arrested by Murfreesboro Police early Sunday morning after they responded to a noise complaint
Police arrested a Tomahawk Trace resident after gaining knowledge that drugs may have been delivered by way of FedEx to a local address.
Update: Police also discovered 24-needles, syringes and a vile of steroids.
Once inside the apartment police found over $1,300 in cash, a digital scale and 40 individual baggies of marijuana.
Multiple empty baggies with cocaine residue inside of them were also found. The drugs and several hundred dollars in cash were seized by Vice officers.
When Anderson was previously questioned by police at his home, he allegedly told officers he had just sold $20 worth of marijuana...
Tips provided by multiple concerned citizens led Detective Mike Hoekstra and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Bureau detectives to seize a sizeable indoor marijuana grow operation Wednesday at a Murfreesboro residence.
A 28-year old Murfreesboro man was pulled over in his Kia because Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Hathaway had prior knowledge that the subject was driving on a revoked license.
We have had several inquiries if the marijuana that was seized in Grundy County was disposed of in Rutherford County. The answer to that question is a solid "NO."
Police in Murfreesboro responded to an address on Bradyville Pike where possible drug activity was reported. When they arrived on the scene, Officer J. Sanford made contact with 35-year old Janice A. Thomas and her daughter.
32-Year old Terrance M. Dunnaway was the passenger in a car that was pulled over for failing to stop before pulling onto the road.
People are finding a new way to get high and it has found its way to Middle Tennessee. A new and very strong form of marijuana (called DABS) was recently found...
One of the biggest concerns is the fact that most synthetic marijuana is stronger then naturally grown weed.
Ever had a marijuana cookie? Murfreesboro Police now have one that was placed into evidence on Saturday.
As a result of the traffic stop, the suspect was arrested on drug charges and his reported car, cash, gun and drugs were all seized by Murfreesboro authorities.
When Officer M. Manor asked 22-year old Jonathon L. Bess if that was indeed marijuana on his lap and shirt, the report shows, “He stated YES. Mr. Bess also stated he ate most of it..."
About $20,000 worth of marijuana won’t be distributed after Rutherford County Sheriff’s Interstate Crime Enforcement deputies confiscated the illegal drugs Wednesday on Interstate 24, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
“Ms. Roland stated that there were children in the car and she did not want to make them upset by letting police search it.”
Murfreesboro Police say they found a bag of marijuana under a baby seat inside an East Sevier Street apartment.
Interstate Crime Enforcement deputies confiscated 51 pounds of high quality marijuana valued at $100,000 during a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.
A 24-year old student from Murfreesboro was charged with drug possession and having drug paraphernalia after employees at a 1970 Medical Center Parkway business became concerned for him. Officer Ernst reports Hunter Fann of London Derry Drive was shaking and appeared lethargic when he arrived at the location.
One bag of synthetic marijuana, pain killers and crack cocaine were seized when an arrest was made at the home of a man who is currently on probation.
More and more marijuana related arrest are being made in Rutherford County. At this point, no studies have been done to determine if they are related...
“I was able to detect an obvious odor of marijuana coming from her vehicle.”
Suspect Jeremy Lee Sanson was pulled over on South Church Street because his passenger was not buckled in on Thursday afternoon.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested shortly after he told police he had only a small amount of marijuana in his possession.
A man who entered a conditional guilty plea in Rutherford County to one count of conspiracy to sell over seventy pounds of marijuana and one count of possessing over seventy pounds of marijuana was denied an appeal on Tuesday.
A Smyrna man has landed behind bars as a result of a 10-month investigation in Nashville. The Smyrna man was however arrested by chance, he was the passenger in a car that reportedly left the scene.... Of course the car he was in had three pounds of marijuana in it.
Additionally, the poll measured attitudes toward abortion, further restricting access to pseudoephedrine, allowing grocery stores to sell wine, and repealing the new federal healthcare law.
A gas station employee was allegedly caught with a pound of marijuana. The suspect works at a station on Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro.
The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.
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