Emergency Responder

Officer Zachary Ferrell

May 09, 2014 at 11:33 am by bryan

A listener writes that they were shaken when a motorist nearly slammed their vehicle and then sped away. The local resident said that Murfreesboro Police Officer Zachary Ferre.... Read More

Medics Marshall Jones and Joe Pimentel

Apr 22, 2014 at 05:52 pm by bryan

A local resident having a medical emergency said, “Medics Marshall Jones and Joe Pimental responded so calmly and with such caring in my time of need.” The person closed by co.... Read More

Deputy Michael Martin

Apr 14, 2014 at 01:25 pm by bryan

Rutherford County Deputy Michael Martin helped a couple in need. A listener wrote to WGNS saying “My wife and I were stranded with a flat tire on the New Salem Highway. Deputy.... Read More

Officer Andrew Graves

Mar 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm by bryan

A listener writes that she was re-ended while driving onto Medical Center Parkway from the interstate. The female who slammed into this motorist was distraught, because—as she.... Read More

Sergeant Jeff Baskette

Mar 16, 2014 at 07:54 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Police Sergeant Jeff Baskette was walking the halls of a local motel and making a routine patrol check when he smelled marijuana. Baskette’s inspection of the sus.... Read More

Officer Sean Leiser

Feb 17, 2014 at 01:40 pm by bryan

A woman in her eighties called WGNS to report that a Murfreesboro Police Officer Sean Leiser saved her day. She suddenly had “major car problems” and was not certain what to d.... Read More

Lt. Garry Carter

Feb 05, 2014 at 09:34 am by bryan

Lieutenant Garry Carter with the Murfreesboro Police Department bonds with the youngsters in inner-city neighborhoods and shows them the police are their friends. A listener w.... Read More

Deputy T. J. Notgrass

Jan 27, 2014 at 01:57 pm by bryan

Deputy T. J. Notgrass with the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office. A listener told us that their four-month old chocolate lab puppy was caught in a beaver trap in some water on.... Read More

Officer Daniel Love

Dec 26, 2013 at 11:41 am by bryan

Officer Daniel Love with the Murfreesboro City Police Department responded to a call for help with a neighborhood issue. The WGNS' listener noted that the Officer Love no.... Read More

Deputy Nathan Pagel

Dec 15, 2013 at 06:49 pm by bryan

One listener reports that a rough day got even more challenging when they had a flat tire. It was cold, it was dark and they were on the New Nashville Highway near Bumpus Harl.... Read More

Officer Anthony Whitehead

Dec 01, 2013 at 05:32 pm by bryan

A listener writes that she was in a three-car traffic accident on Cason Lane.  Officer Anthony Whitehead was the responding officer. The driver told WGNS that Officer Whi.... Read More

Paramedic Casy Horn and EMT Jonathan Renberg

Nov 19, 2013 at 04:30 pm by bryan

Two members of Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services are being honored. Paramedic Casy Horn and EMT Jonathan Renberg were singled-out for their rapid diagnosis and appr.... Read More

Officer Chrystal Price

Nov 06, 2013 at 01:44 pm by bryan

A listener writes that they saw a victim being robbed at a neighborhood business.  They phoned for help, and Officer Chrystal Price arrived quickly—so quickly, that.... Read More

Officer Jeff Carroll

Oct 18, 2013 at 12:16 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Police Officer Jeff Carroll came to the aide of a citizen. That person described Officer Carroll as “very professional and courteous…and a real.... Read More

Officer Eddie Burgess

Oct 06, 2013 at 07:19 pm by bryan

This week it’s a unique individual…who not only has gone the extra mile one time…but has consistently served our community for 26 years.  You may reme.... Read More

Deputy Michael Sparkman

Sep 24, 2013 at 07:31 am by bryan

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Sparkman was off duty and eating out at a local restaurant with his family when a person at a nearby table started choking. Deputy S.... Read More

Officer Terry Spence

Sep 03, 2013 at 12:10 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Police Officer Terry Spence has received more nominations than any other emergency responder. This time a woman writes to say that she was heading to work a few w.... Read More

Officer Daniel Parkhurst

Aug 28, 2013 at 09:58 am by bryan

Sadly, suicide is on the increase--especially among young persons. Officer Daniel Parkhurst was sent to the South Church Street bridge over the railroad tracks. A person was s.... Read More

Detective Ava Radley

Aug 06, 2013 at 11:11 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Police Detective Ava Radley was a calming and organizing force when a local woman found herself the victim in recent domestic violence situation. The heated.... Read More

Officer Charles Owens

Jun 30, 2013 at 09:33 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Police Officer Charles Owens made a routine traffic stop for improper display of a license tag. The female driver appeared extremely nervous, and that mood incr.... Read More