Federal Jury convicts former Manchester clinic owner of unlawful opioid distribution

Sep 06, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

On September 1, 2021, following a three-day trial in the United States District Court at Chattanooga, a jury convicted 64-year-old Mark Daniel Allen, formerly of Manchester, T.... 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

50+ Pounds of White Powder, Presumed to be Fentanyl, Seized from Truck

Aug 13, 2021 at 09:36 am by WGNS

More drugs are off the streets of Middle Tennessee, thanks to a recent traffic stop in Music City.  The traffic stop of a tractor-trailer on I-40 in West Nashville o.... Read More

Suspect in 2017 Kendrick Love Murder Awaiting Trial

Jul 28, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

A trial date has been set for the suspect accused of killing Kendrick Love in May of 2017. The upcoming court case will take place in February of next year. Rutherford County.... Read More

Two Murfreesboro Men Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

Jul 23, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Two Rutherford County men have been indicted in connection with the drug-related death of Murfreesboro's Joshua Dickerson on October 31, 2019.The cause of.... Read More

Organization that Focuses on Helping those with Mental Illness or Addiction Open New / Larger Facility in Murfreesboro

Jul 16, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

Volunteer Behavioral Health in Murfreesboro recently expanded and moved into a brand new facility on Williams Drive near Medical Center Parkway. Previous to their move this.... Read More

Addiction and Mental Health Struggles in the Past 16-Months

Jul 08, 2021 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

We are now starting to see the results of how COVID-19 impacted those who struggled with addiction.That was Megan Davenport with the Tennessee Department of Correction’s.... Read More

Woman Arrested on 2nd Degree Murder Indictment in Connection with Fatal Drug Overdose

Jul 07, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

In Nashville, the Metro Police Department's Specialized Investigations Division arrested 31-year-old Natalie P. Neil on a 2nd degree murder indictment charging her with supp.... Read More

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

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

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Puts Away His Gun to Help with Those who are Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol

Apr 27, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A former Murfreesboro Police Officer continues to help others in his new line of work at a place called Journey Pure. With more, here’s WGNS’ Scott Walker…H.... Read More

COMING UP: Saturday Drug Take-Back at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro

Apr 22, 2021 at 09:36 am by WGNS

Old and unused medicines, liquid medicines and a small amount of needles may be brought to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for safe disposal Saturday.Deputies wil.... Read More

MTSU Pharmacy, Police host drug take-back event THIS Thursday

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The return of the semiannual MTSU Drug Take-Back event sponsored by Campus Pharmacy and University Police&n.... Read More

Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2021 at 06:55 am by WGNS

Local law enforcement and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are working to provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of.... Read More

Alleged Drug Distribution and Organized Crime leads to 37-Indictments, 4-From Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County residents are tied to a federal indictment that was unsealed this past Friday.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the indictment charged 27 ind.... Read More

Two Arrested and 28-Pounds of Meth off the streets of Middle Tennessee

Mar 26, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested two people Thursday.... Read More

Deputy Recovers $17,000 Worth of Drugs During Traffic Stop for Speeding - Earns State Reward

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award.Deputy Carol Stafford earned.... Read More

Two Indicted and Charged with Homicide in Separate Drug Related Death Cases

Dec 15, 2020 at 10:37 am by WGNS

20 Minutes East of Murfreesboro, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has made two arrests in two different Coffee County death's. Working alongside investigators from the Tu.... Read More

UPDATE: Three Mid-State Men Indicted On Drug Distribution Charges

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:31 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County resident is among three men who were indicted in February as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network. In November, those three were taken.... Read More