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

Rutherford County man Tied to Nashville Shooting Death

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the death of a man who was killed in Nashville late last week. The fatal shooting investigation shows that Pierre Burns Jr. of La Vergne and the victim a.... Read More

Prevention Coalition for Success, Project Lifeline, and Faith-Based Initiatives 4th Annual Rutherford Recovery Fest

Sep 08, 2020 at 09:26 am by WGNS

Rutherford Recovery Fest – a Prevention Coalition for Success, Project Lifeline, and Faith-Based Initiatives event – will take place on Saturday, September 12 from.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services highlight latest craze called "NARCAN Parties"

Sep 03, 2020 at 09:54 am by WGNS

Something described as a NARCAN Party is the latest worry that parents should know about. NARCAN is a life saving medication given to those who overdose on narcotics, which is.... Read More

TN Marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Monday

Sep 01, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Tennesseans paused on the last day of August with others around the world to remember, reflect and recover from the effects of overdose.The state departments of Health and Men.... Read More

Woman Charged in Drug Related Death, Male Suspect still At Large

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:18 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Middle Tennesse.... Read More

Heroin Investigation Leads to 3 Arrests

Aug 11, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A large amount of heroin is off the streets, thanks to multiple arrests made in Nashville. The arrests should have an impact on heroin sales in not only Davidson County, but R.... Read More

Two Nashville Men Arrested on Heroin Charges; 4 Guns and $30,000 Cash Seized

Jul 29, 2020 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

More drugs are off the streets in Middle Tennessee...Two men suspected of dealing heroin in Nashville and Cheatham County are facing charges in both jurisdictions following th.... Read More