The August 2014 murder of Danny Wright in Smyrna will soon be in court after an arrest was made this past December.
Do you recognize this man? Early Sunday morning (January 26, 2020) between 5:30 and 6:00 AM, a man cut a hole through the back fence of Simply Self Storage at 300 Wolverine Trail in Smyrna and attempted to break into a storage unit.
Retailers beware, tis the season for shoplifting. Smyrna Police are asking the public for help in identifying these suspects wanted for questioning with two recent high dollar burglaries from two Walgreen's locations.
5 Years ago, Wright was killed outside of his home in Smyrna at 109 Kings Road.
Smyrna Police are asking the public's help in identifying these two suspects who are seen on surveillance cameras at Elysian Nail Spa, next to the Publix on Sam Ridley Parkway.
At 4:46PM Saturday afternoon, Smyrna Police closed the Old Nashville Highway between Hazelwood and Branford Drives due to a serious motorcycle vs vehicle collision.
Around 11:00 o'clock Monday morning, Smyrna Police answered a domestic call, where shots were reportedly fired at an apartment complex. Officers say that when they arrived at the scene, they saw the suspect leave, and a pursuit began. La Vergne and Metro Police joined-in and the suspect was arrested several hours later near Nashboro Village.
On June 28, 2019 at around 8:00 in the evening, Smyrna Police responded to 115 Chestnut Street in Smyrna for a reported domestic situation. Officer Byers has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing, and both officers who responded have been cleared of any violation of policy.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the fatal shooting of 76-year old William Lamb by a Smyrna Police officer. This occurred around 8:00 o'clock Friday night in the 100 block of Chestnut Street in Smyrna.
A Tuesday (2/26/2019) night domestic situation in Smyrna now has the kidnapped newborn infant safe. The father accused of taking the child has been caught.
The investigation into a head on collision that occurred on January 10, 2019 continues in Smyrna.
Shortly before 9:00 o'clock Thursday night, Smyrna police answered a call for a two vehicle fatal crash near the entrance to Jefferson Springs Recreation Area.
Smyrna Police continue their investigation into silver SUV that flipped over a guard rail early Sunday morning on Sam Ridley Parkway near Blair Road.
Smyrna Police need the public's help in identifying two subjects who are suspected of burglarizing homes in Smyrna. They were driving what appears to be an older model Ford Escape.
Smyrna Police Officer James Hicks received a 10-day unpaid suspension and demoted after an investigation into him racially profiling a teenager. Additional training is now required for the officer.
Smyrna Police are investigating a murder-suicide.
Around 4:20PM Sunday afternoon, Smyrna Police received a call of a stolen silver 4-door Acura speeding away from the Valero Market at the corner of Weakley Lane and Sam Ridley Parkway. In the back seat was a child in a restraint seat.
The Smyrna Police Department in a partnership with the Child Advocacy Center is proud to participate in the 19 Days of Activism.
Smyrna Police need the public's help in identifying a person of interest in connection with a fraud at Franklin Synergy Bank in Smyrna.
Shortly before midnight on Friday (10/26/2018), culprits broke into a Chevy Camaro in The Vinyards subdivision in Smyrna.
Smyrna Police need your help in locating 18-year old James Gaines. An aggravated assault warrant has been issued in connection with a Friday shooting on Suzanne Way.
16-units at the Chalet Apartments on Joyner Drive in Smyrna burned Monday night. The local Red Cross is helping those displaced families. They also have an ERV enroute to the Hurricane Michael area.
The Game Stop Store on Nissan Boulevard in Smyrna fell victim to a robbery, and it was captured on surveillance video.
UPDATE: Arrest made in deadly Smyrna shooting that occurred on Friday morning (6/22/18)...
The public is shocked that an act of vandalism occured at the Captain Kuss Memorial in Smyrna.
Drivers will notice more officers than usual patrolling on Interstate 24 and U.S. Highway 41/70 South throughout Rutherford County.
One person has been taken into custody after Smyrna Police respond to a person barricaded inside a home.
A Murfreesboro teen is missing and police are asking for your help. Aubreyana Crawford has been reported as a runaway.
Twenty-three stores in Rutherford County have been padlocked after authorities allegedly bought candy that contained a form of marijuana.
Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in capturing four suspects who are wanted for allegedly using a stolen credit card at a local business.
A woman from Smyrna, TN accidentally struck and killed a man on Interstate 24 this past weekend. Evidently, the man who was hit by the motorist pulled his car to the shoulder of the road, got out and allegedly sat down...
Smyrna Police are investigating an early Thursday (11/16/2017) morning burglary at Guns N More on Sam Ridley Parkway.
The Child Advocacy Center invites the community to join them in paying tribute to child abuse victims and survivors this Wednesday, November 15th at 12:45 p.m. The event will be held at the center, located at 1040 Samsonite Blvd.
Smyrna Police are looking for a white male who left the Wal-Mart on Enon Springs Road with around 250-dollars worth of merchandise.
Smyrna Police are looking for a woman who took over 200-dollars worth of merchandise from Ulta Beauty in Smyrna.
Earlier the Smyrna Police were asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest related to a robbery at Ulta Beauty in Smyrna. Quick help from you, the person was quickly identified.
Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in identifying these persons of interest relating to a theft of over $1,000 at Walmart.
Smyrna Police are working a fatal crash on South Lowery. It occurred this (Wednesday) morning, between Sam Griffin Drive and Hayes Street.
UPDATE: Decommissioned Metro Nashville Police Officer Jonathan Frith on Monday resigned from the MNPD to be effective after he serves a 30-day unpaid suspension.
Smyrna Police are looking for a man wanted for identity theft and multiple counts of theft, totaling over 15-thousand dollars.
Smyrna Police need your help in locating Logan Wallace, a suspect in the burglary of True Vine Baptist Church at 530 Carter Court.
Nissan Drive at Enon Springs Road is back open after an overnight crash. Smyrna Police report a crash involving a car hauler and a van around 8pm Tuesday kept the intersection closed for nearly 12-hours.
Smyrna authorities are investigating a bomb threat, made to both Smyrna High School and the Smyrna Justice Center.
Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who held up an area business at gun point.
The Smyrna Police Department was having trouble with their non-emergency phone lines.
More funny money continues to steal goods and services from local residents.
Smyrna Police are looking for two suspects who entered a Hazelwood Drive business and took and ATM machine and cash.
A tool thief is evidently roaming the streets of Smyrna, TN. Police have released photos of the subject in hopes of someone having more details on the mans identity.
On December 4, 2016 at Walmart in Smyrna,TN, a black male (pictured) pushed a cart containing two TVs and a hover board out of the store without paying for them.
A Smyrna business owner has been arrested and charged with photographing in violation of privacy and observation without consent.
55 Year old Phillip Dugger was arrested in Smyrna on charges of Public Intoxication and "Sexual Solicitation of a minor."
Suspects who were wanted for a violent home invasion in La Vergne have been taken into custody after a chase.
An 81 year old man who was charged with the sexual battery of a child under the age of 13 will appear in court to file a plea on July 28, 2016. ..
Smyrna Police have made an arrest in a weekend fatal shooting. It happened on St. Francis Street Saturday after what police say was an argument between the suspect and victim.
The suspect was charged with Civil rights intimidation after allegedly waiting outside of an apartment for hours and once the resident exited the apartment, the victim was assaulted.
Sergeant Bobby Gibson told WGNS that a 56 year old woman was walking through a breezeway at the Verandas apartment complex when a black male between the ages of 18 and 25, wearing dark baggy blue jeans and a white sweatshirt knocked her to the ground.
It's been ten-years since two-year old Analyce Guerra disappeared from her Smyrna home. It was two-years later when the child's remains were found in a wooded area in Murfreesboro.
The story about the surveillance photos of a slender white male vandalizing and attempting to burglarize two Smyrna businesses has created much discussion as well as an arrest.
Shawl was booked into the county jail just before 4 AM on Tuesday. He was charged with Evading Arrest...
Smyrna Police are looking for two suspects who passed counterfeit $50 dollar bills at Walmart this past January.
Smyrna Police are looking for a man who robbed the Shell station on Almaville Road. The Valentine's Day robbery happened just before 11am when the suspect displayed a black handgun to the teller as well as customers in the store.
Smyrna Police confirmed the accident took place on Sam Ridley Pkwy at Old Nashville Highway at around 7:30 Tuesday evening.
Sign up now for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Citizens Police Academy and the Smyrna Police Academy.
Glenn Roby, one of the suspects in the Saturday night shooting and robbery in Smyrna, turned himself in to authorities around noon on Sunday (1/3/2016).
Smyrna Police are searching for a suspect, seen recently in town, who is on the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry and has violent tendencies.
Smyrna Police are asking for your help in finding two suspects, who are alleged to be running an IRS scam.
Since January 1, 2015 the Smyrna Police Department has been dispatched to 178 calls where there was an allegation of child abuse. Of those 178 dispatched calls, 32 were confirmed cases of child abuse within the confines of the Town of Smyrna.
Smyrna Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect. Bobby Gibson with Smyrna Police tells NewsRadio WGNS a black male suspect entered the Franklin Synergy Bank on Sam Ridley Parkway Friday.
The Smyrna Police Department warns local residents in Rutherford County about credit card skimmers.
Smyrna Police report a spike in activity in the use of ATM and Fuel Pump Skimming devices.
The occupants of the vehicles were said to be shooting at each other (reasons unknown at this time). Smyrna patrol officers did intercept one of the vehicles and both occupants are currently in custody.
A man who was pursued by Smyrna Police this past April will soon be in court to face a myriad of charges.
A LaVergne man has been arrested after he allegedly strangled and kidnapped his girlfriend.
Smyrna Police are on the lookout for a suspect who attempted to rob a West Sam Ridley Parkway pharmacy. Detective Allan Nabours tells NewsRadio WGNS Wednesday around 1:49pm.
A car ran into a home in Smyrna, TN early Thursday morning. WGNS' Ron Jordan has the story...
There was a fatal crash in Smyrna around 6:15 Tuesday night and 10-year old Joseph Earls died after being ejected from one of the vehicles.
In March, Smyrna Dispatch received over 5,200 calls. Some of the more serious calls that came in dealt with one rape, one robbery and thirty six burglary calls.
"After making contact with the driver, Ricky A. Bigsby, the officer determined Bigsby did not have a license and prepared to place Bigsby in custody. Bigsby jerked away from the officer, re-entered his vehicle and sped away on Lee Victory Pkwy, toward I-24..."
The Smyrna Police Dept. is taking part in the Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee's (PCAT's) Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign by planting a pinwheel garden in honor of the happy, healthy childhood all children deserve.
Edward William Tarras, Jr., was placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list on August 19, 2014. He was wanted by the Smyrna Police Department and the TBI after failing to appear in court, where he faced almost two dozen sex-related charges.
At the time of his arrest, Hicks was in possession of a .22 caliber revolver, 2 - 9 mm pistols, an AR-15 rifle, marijuana for resale and meth for resale.
A deadly crash in Smyrna takes the life of a 29-year old Mt. Juliet woman and injures others. Smyrna Police spokesman Sergeant Bobby Gibson tells NewsRadio WGNS Emily Wilkerson was having trouble with her Chevy Impala.
Smyrna Police are looking for a man thought to be involved in several burglaries in the Smyrna area. Police spokesman Bobby Gibson tells NewsRadio WGNS last Tuesday, the suspects stole credit cards and attempted to fraudulently use the cards in Columbia and Shelbyville.
On March 3rd (2015), several burglaries occurred in the Smyrna area and police need your help in solving the crimes in question. One of the suspects stole credit cards and attempted to fraudulently use the cards in Columbia and Shelbyville, Tennessee.
Smyrna Police are looking for a burglary suspect. Spokesman Bobby Gibson tells NewsRadio WGNS they're looking for a suspect who stole about 60-thousand dollars in jewelry from Kmart in Smyrna.
On Thursday morning, the Smyrna Police Department announced that there is a $6,000 reward available for information on the August 7th, 2014 murder of Danny Wright.
The suspect who shot Wright was described as a tall, slender black male wearing dark colored clothing and driving a late model tan or white sedan.
In conjunction with the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, the Smyrna Police Department joins other law enforcement agencies and social organizations in participating in "19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence Against Children and Youth" from 1:00 to 3:00 in the afternoons through November 19th.
In 2013 there were 198 dispatched calls from dispatchers to Smyrna Police Officers involving suspected child abuse or neglect.
Smyrna will have their National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday night. The Smyrna Police and Fire Departments along with the Smyrna Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host the event at Lee Victory Parkway. It will be held from 4 until 7pm.
The Smyrna Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying individuals that are responsible for an armed robbery.
Earlier this year in January, the Smyrna Police Department asked for the public's help in apprehending three individuals...
Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a 39-year old man wanted on various sex abuse related charges.
Smyrna Police are asking for you help in finding a male suspect who allegedly took several items on two different occasions from the Wal-Mart on Enon Springs Road.
Smyrna Police are attempting to locate a vehicle believed to have been involved in bizarre car break-in.
A stabbing was reported in Smyrna on Monday that is still being investigated. According to Smyrna Police Chief Kevin...
If you noticed some police activity in Smyrna on Monday, the police department was conducting SWAT training on Sam Ridley Parkway near Motlow Boulevard.
Smyrna Police are working with other law enforcement agencies in Rutherford County in hopes of locating a runaway teen.
Smyrna Lieutenant Bart Myers made entry into the apartment and began crawling on his stomach and located Ms. Starnes approximately 10 feet into the apartment.
During the course of the transaction she handed the ring to “Cason” in exchange for an envelope she believed contained $2000.
According to Smyrna Chief of Police Kevin Arnold, the victim was dragged by the suspect car after they had stolen her purse.
Earlier Smyrna Police sought your help in locating a missing 17-year old. Chief Kevin Arnold says "THANK YOU--the youth was found".
The female suspect (pictured) allegedly used the victim’s ID and bank cards to identify herself as the victim in each case and withdrew thousands of dollars from bank accounts.
On Thursday afternoon, Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies arrested a man in front of Southereastern Tire who was wanted in connection with a home invasion that occurred in April.
The Smyrna Police Department will be hosting a women’s self–defense class in July. This class is for women only and it is based on the RAD-SYSTEM of self-defense.
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold informed WGNS that Sam Ridley Parkway will be temporarily shut down during certain hours of the day Thursday through Sunday.
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told us in an email, "The suspects held the resident at gunpoint while they assaulted and robbed two visitors at this location.
Smyrna Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who can be seen on video at WGNSradio.com, breaking into the Kwik Sack Tobacco and Beer store at 543 Almaville Rd. In the video, the suspect appears to be in a red Chevrolet pick-up truck with a custom hood.
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told WGNS that the Smyrna Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Corvell Markey Conley Jr. age 19 of Antioch, TN, Navontae Terrell Barbour age 18 of Antioch, TN and Kelvin LaGeorge Featherston age 19 of Antioch, TN.
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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