The Rising Concern of Fentanyl in Street Drugs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Illegal drug use continues to plague communities like Murfreesboro and the numbers look to only be increasing.One of the many drugs used on the street is fentanyl, which h.... Read More

UPDATE: Major Fentanyl Seizure - 15.7 Pounds - Enough to Potentially Kill Over 3.5-Million People

Jun 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

About 15.7 pounds of the deadly drug fentanyl were seized Wednesday after four search warrants were drafted by a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective assigned to the Dr.... Read More

Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Former Winchester Police Officer Indicted on SIX Counts of Rape

Jun 14, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

About 50-miles down the road from Murfreesboro in the quiet town of Winchester, Tennessee, a former police officer has been arrested on multiple rape charges.Former Winchester.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Nearby Antioch Man Arrested - Accused of Having Childlike Sex Dolls

Jun 05, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of posse.... Read More

Major TBI Drug Arrest

May 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

A major drug arrest has been made by the TBI just over the Rutherford County line in Davidson County.As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, special agents with the Dr.... Read More

Metro Nashville Police Believe Subject Previously Convicted in 2000 Murder Case is INNOCENT

May 26, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

A murder case in Nashville is receiving a lot of attention after the Metro Police Department released new information that the man who was originally convicted in the vic.... Read More

UPDATE: MPD Releases Name of Suspect in Vehicle Through Building Vandalism Case

May 24, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police have released the name of the suspect who allegedly drove his vehicle directly into and through a building at the Lane-Agri Park on John R. Rice Blvd.The d.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Date Set for Florida Pastor Accused of Sexual Contact with two Murfreesboro Teenagers

May 24, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

A trial date has been set for a Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.The investigation into Pastor David Rowan started in 2017 when th.... Read More

Nashville Man Indicted on Murder and Child Abuse Charges Related to the Death of His 2-Week-Old Daughter

May 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

A former Nashville resident indicted this month on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse in connection with the January 2020 deat.... Read More

2020 Murder at a Murfreesboro Intersection to be Presented to a Grand Jury

May 19, 2021 at 01:39 pm by WGNS

On October 21, 2020, a 22-year-old was shot and killed at the intersection of North Tennessee Blvd. and Stonewall Court. There, police found Blake Bolton who had been shot twi.... Read More

Judith Montemayor Murder

May 19, 2021 at 12:26 pm by WGNS

A man accused of killing his wife inside their Sunset Avenue home in March of 2019, has seen his case delayed multiple times due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.  Martin.... Read More

MORE DETAILS: Subject Convicted for the 2018 Murder and Rape of a Blackman Woman

May 18, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

WGNS has more information on the sentencing of a man who was convicted this month for murdering 26-year-old Katelyn Ervin of the Blackman Community.Rutherford County District.... Read More

UPDATE: Tarek Mentouri Arrested on Sex Crimes Indictment

May 16, 2021 at 07:13 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Special Victims Division detectives today arrested Tarek Mentouri, 33, on a grand jury indictment charging him with eight counts of sexual battery, five counts of assa.... Read More

Former Police Officer Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a for.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Need Help Identifying Shoplifting Suspects

May 13, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives need assistance identifying the two men who allegedly stole two Husqvarna blowers from the Old Fort Pkwy Lowe's store. The theft was reported on Februa.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro Men Indicted following Violent Crime Spree Last Summer

May 11, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Some of the allegations surrounding a violent crime spree last summer included robberies, carjackings, kidnappings and firearms violations, according to the U.S. Dep.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

CITATIONS: Motorist Without Car Insurance and More in Murfreesboro

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news from the Murfreesboro Police Department on a recent operation that focused on distracted drivers.In Operation Bluetooth, police wrote a total of 228 citatio.... Read More