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Investigation underway for woman who allegedly barricaded herself inside a home
Investigation underway for woman who allegedly barricaded herself inside a home

Around 5:00 on Saturday evening (3/3/18), Amity Lovelace allegedly threatened her husband at gunpoint at 616 Hollandale Road, according to LaVergne Police.

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La Vergne Police are investigating a shooting
La Vergne Police are investigating a shooting

Reports indicate a person with multiple gunshot wounds drove a teal colored Ford Expedition to La Vergne Fire station number 2 on Waldron Road seeking help.

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Robbery reported in LaVergne - Culprits Waited
Robbery reported in LaVergne - Culprits Waited

The robbery occurred at 5:45, Thursday morning and police are on the lookout for the culprits who may have been driving a burgundy 2006 to 2008 Chevy Impala.

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La Vergne Police Department Part of the Yellow Dot Program
La Vergne Police Department Part of the Yellow Dot Program

The Tennessee Yellow DOT program is designed to provide first responders with an individual's medical information in the event of an emergency on Tennessee's roadways.

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LaVergne Police on the lookout for not so strong man who allegedly stole a cash register
LaVergne Police on the lookout for not so strong man who allegedly stole a cash register

John Fesmire with the police department told WGNS NEWS, "He's not very strong and struggled with the cord of the cash register for a few moments before freeing the register and running out of the store on foot."

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AAA Offers a Free Tow to Go Program in Tennessee on St. Patrick's Day
AAA Offers a Free Tow to Go Program in Tennessee on St. Patrick's Day

Whether you host a St. Patrick's Day Party or attend one, AAA wants everyone to get home safe and sound. That means having a Designated Driver, calling a cab or staying where you are celebrating.

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UPDATE: LaVergne Police Capture Wanted Sex Offender
UPDATE: LaVergne Police Capture Wanted Sex Offender

A wanted sex offender from La Vergne has been arrested. John Fesmire with La Vergne Police told NewsRadio WGNS Michael Cavallo has been arrested for failing to properly notify police of his release from the Rutherford County jail in 2015.

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Tuesday Kidney Transplant went well for Two LaVergne Police Officers
Tuesday Kidney Transplant went well for Two LaVergne Police Officers

A kidney transplant involving two members of the La Vergne Police Department went well on Tuesday.

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Barricaded suspect in La Vergne wanted on charge involving sexual incident with a child has been arrested
Barricaded suspect in La Vergne wanted on charge involving sexual incident with a child has been arrested

The original charges for the man who allegedly barricaded himself in a La Vergne home stemmed from an investigation in Shawnee County, Kansas. The crime was of a sexual nature involving at least one minor 14 years of age or younger.

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Self Defense Class for women on Sept. 12th
Self Defense Class for women on Sept. 12th

The La Vergne Police Department will be hosting a self-defense class for women on Saturday, September 12 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. in the Board Room at City Hall.

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Drug dealer claims LaVergne Police were out of their jurisdiction
Drug dealer claims LaVergne Police were out of their jurisdiction

A 57-year old man convicted during a Rutherford County trial before Judge Keith Siskin says that the City of LaVergne did not have the jurisdiction to even investigate his case.

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LaVegne Police receive DUI related award
LaVegne Police receive DUI related award

The Governor's Highway Safety Office, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, recognized nearly two hundred officers...

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LaVergne Police nab suspect in only six minutes
LaVergne Police nab suspect in only six minutes

It took police six minutes to apprehend a suspect Friday morning who had stolen a truck in front of the vehicle owner and his daughter.

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Citizens Police Academy in LaVergne - Sign Up
Citizens Police Academy in LaVergne - Sign Up

Applications are currently being accepted for the La Vergne Citizens Police Academy, scheduled to begin Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

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The Men in Blue become the Men in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
The Men in Blue become the Men in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Police officers are changing their uniform color Friday when they go pink.

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FOP Lodge #85 endorses Mosley, Farmer and Green in La Vergne elections

Percy Priest Lodge #85 of the Fraternal Order of Police have released the following information on who they endorse in the upcoming elections:

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Have you taken a Citizens Police Academy yet?

Applications are currently being accepted for the La Vergne Citizen Police Academy, scheduled October 14 through December 22, 2014.

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LaVergne Police Officer let go after alleged conduct issue

A LaVergne Police Officer is off the job now due to a situation that reportedly occurred this past July.

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Another armed robbery in Rutherford County - Do you recognize this subject?
Another armed robbery in Rutherford County - Do you recognize this subject?

For the second time in two weeks, LaVergne Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery.

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UPDATE: More Law Enforcement Checkpoints in Rutherford County on Friday, August 15th
UPDATE: More Law Enforcement Checkpoints in Rutherford County on Friday, August 15th

We have more news on police checkpoints in Rutherford County. Since bringing our listeners the story about the drivers license checkpoint...

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UPDATE: La Vergne Police Arrest Video - Incident still under investigation
UPDATE: La Vergne Police Arrest Video - Incident still under investigation

At this point, the results of the investigation into that incident have yet to be disclosed.

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LaVergne Officer of the Year
LaVergne Officer of the Year

One officer from each law enforcement agency in Rutherford County is recognized as the Officer of the Year by Rutherford County Crime Stoppers every year.

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Domestic assault call in LaVergne leads to four agency pursuit and felony charges!
Domestic assault call in LaVergne leads to four agency pursuit and felony charges!

A domestic assault call on Sunday, July 6 in La Vergne resulted in a four-agency pursuit and multiple felony charges. 

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Enter the LaVergne Fishing Tournament
Enter the LaVergne Fishing Tournament

Police officers in La Vergne are looking for fishermen to be a part of the 5th Annual Officer Benefit Bass Tournament. 

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LaVergne arrest questioned by witnesses who shot video
LaVergne arrest questioned by witnesses who shot video

(LA VERGNE) - Assistant LaVergne Police Chief Keith Lowery told WGNS the initial call was in regards to a possible fight. Lowery further stated in an email...

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LaVergne Police announce arrest of local business person
LaVergne Police announce arrest of local business person

Members of the La Vergne Police Department’s (LPD) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) arrested local businessman David M. Driggers Tuesday afternoon.

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LaVergne gains special Drug Recognition Expert
LaVergne gains special Drug Recognition Expert

La Vergne Police Officer John Fesmire has joined the elite number of law enforcement officials recognized as a “Drug Recognition Expert.”  

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Home Invasion in LaVergne Thursday Night

UPDATE: It was a home invasion type situation. Two victims were transported to Vanderbilt - one emergency, one non-emergency. Victims were related, but not saying how just yet.

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Big news out of LaVergne - New Assistant Police Chief Named
Big news out of LaVergne - New Assistant Police Chief Named

Keith Lowery, a 27-year law enforcement officer in Rutherford County, has been selected as the new assistant chief of police of the La Vergne Police Department.

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Man Jogging in LaVergne Intervenes When He Sees Four Men Harassing Young Girl, Gets JUMPED
Man Jogging in LaVergne Intervenes When He Sees Four Men Harassing Young Girl, Gets JUMPED

UPDATE WITH INTERVIEW: A man who went for a jog in LaVergne on Wednesday ended the run with a trip to the hospital. Kevin Bell tells WGNS (audio)...

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Tuesday Night Shooting is Under Investigation in the City of LaVergne at This Time
Kathy Tyson, Spokesperson for the City of LaVergne has confirmed that an active investigation is underway for a subject accused of shooting a victim Tuesday night. 
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WHAT? The Two Mike's at the LaVergne Police Department?
WHAT? The Two Mike's at the LaVergne Police Department?
Though years and experience separate two Mikes serving the La Vergne Police Department, they are possibly the two toughest cops in the city. Chief Mike Walker swore in a new police officer named Mike...
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State of Tennessee Approves Additional Funding for LOCAL Law Enforcement - See the Breakdown
State of Tennessee Approves Additional Funding for LOCAL Law Enforcement - See the Breakdown
In Murfreesboro and Eagleville, the money will help fund more high visibility enforcement at a cost of $10,000.
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Don't let the green beer lead to a DUI this weekend
A lot of cities are stepping up police enforcement this weekend to combat DUI offenders. Of course, it is St. Patrick’s weekend and a lot of people seem to overindulge when the green beer is served.
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Teen arrested in LaVergne after brief pursuit on Friday
Teen arrested in LaVergne after brief pursuit on Friday
Police issued a “be on the lookout” alert and authorities in LaVergne spotted the car.
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LaVergne Police want help in recognizing a suspect accused of credit card fraud
LaVergne Police want help in recognizing a suspect accused of credit card fraud

LaVergne need your help in identifying a man who fraudulently used a credit card.  

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LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
With a search warrant in hand, the Narcotics/Vice Unit and SWAT Team of the La Vergne Police Department confirmed a grow operation on January 18 at 334 Sarna Drive. Police entered the home and seized seven pounds of marijuana and 15 harvested plants.
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