5-New Rutherford County Deputies

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Five new Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies completed six weeks of training to work at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.New deputies are Javosia Beard, Felicia Poo.... Read More

Oakland High School Placed on Lockdown Tuesday

Jan 11, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 15-year-old Oakland High School student who wanted to get out of class allegedly threatened other students on an Instagram account Tuesday, a Rutherford County Sher.... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Hired as New Sheriff's Office Attorney

Dec 15, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Attorney Kyle Evans was appointed to serve as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s staff attorney by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.Capt. Evans’ primary duties wi.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Patty Oeser earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.... Read More

Scam Phone Calls Target Rutherford County Residents and Claim to be a Sheriff's Sargent Threatening an Arrest

Dec 06, 2021 at 10:25 am by WGNS

A scam is hitting several local residents throughout Rutherford County, which is why the Sheriff’s Office is making sure everyone knows about the phone call they may rec.... Read More

Information Needed on Womans Death as Investigation Continues

Dec 03, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

Shontisha Marie Rutland’s family will spend another holiday season without knowing the circumstances of her death in the summer of 2020.Rutland, 22, of Nashville, freque.... Read More

2-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earn top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Dec 02, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s patrol deputies earned top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Wednesday.Deputy Austin Watson was named “Deputy of the.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial for the murder of Terry Barber Scheduled for 2022

Nov 08, 2021 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones will represent the State in a murder trial scheduled to take place in March of 2022. The trial involves the death of forme.... Read More

Pre-Thanksgiving Traffic in Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force members want families to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday together safely.That’s why they are encouraging drivers to pay e.... Read More

Operation Slow Down in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

Speed kills, said Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Boyd."The faster you go the more likely you are to be involved in a fatality or serious injury crash," Boyd said.That&rsq.... Read More

Drive-Thru Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

This Friday, October 22nd, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter (MMC) and TrustPoint Hospital will be partnering with the Prevention Coalition for Success, the Ruther.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Fired

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job, due to a conduct violation.Sheriff’s spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni told WGNS NEWS, “The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Atmos Energy helps local organization that focuses on senior citizens that lack family in the area

Oct 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Helping senior citizens is what the SCAN organization focuses on in Rutherford County and Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh is thankful for the Atmos Energy donation. Sheriff Fitzhugh r.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A man posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective scammed a woman of $750 after telling her a warrant was issued against her for missing federal jury duty, a deput.... Read More

RCSO Charges Husband With Murdering Wife

Sep 28, 2021 at 06:06 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A husband was charged after he allegedly shot and killed his wife Monday night (9/27/2021) at their home near Readyville.  Sheriff’s deput.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony took place on Friday at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (audio and video included)

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Hear the audio for the event ABOVE. The annual 9-11 Ceremony took place at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro on Friday morning. Rutherford County She.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Weapon and Green Utility Uniform STOLEN in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Burglars stole a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office transport deputy’s duty weapon and his uniform when he was off duty. The Sheriff’s Office reports the the.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Seize Fentanyl Pills

Sep 02, 2021 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

A Michigan man was charged after he allegedly possessed 176 illegal Fentanyl pills intended to be sold in Rutherford County, said Rutherford County Sheriff’s Capt. Britt.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony to be Held In Person at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Aug 23, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

The annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held this year at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and not virtual...That was RCSO Sgt. Gary Herron with the Community Ser.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force addresses school traffic safety

Aug 05, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

Keeping students safe in school zones this academic year will be the goal of Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers who will launch an awareness event beginning.... Read More