TBI: Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Ends with Over 1-Dozen Arrests

Jan 20, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

A multi-agency investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and agents with the 23rd Judicial District D.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Earn TN Highway Safety Awards

Dec 13, 2022 at 06:53 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, TN) Five Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies enforcing traffic safety laws earned awards Tuesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety Off.... Read More

419 Pounds of Prescriptions and Medications Discarded During Local Drug Take Back Day

Nov 01, 2022 at 09:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

Area residents disposed of 419 pounds of prescriptions and medicines during the annual DEA National Drug Take Back Day last weekend. About 332 pounds of the drugs were colle.... Read More

Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday

Oct 25, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Sheriff’s deputies are teaming up with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and community groups to dispose of unused and expired presc.... Read More

Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

Oct 13, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the m.... Read More
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Speaker Cameron Sexton Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:25 pm by WGNS News

On Friday, September 16, 2022, the Recovery Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties held a graduation at the Judicial Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. C.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry and State Rep. Mike Sparks raise awareness during National Recovery Month

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, and State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, seek to raise awareness of addiction, mental health and treatmen.... Read More

Shelbyville man charged in drug-related death of 21-year-old

Aug 16, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

BEDFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bedford County Sheriff&r.... Read More

TBI: Drug-Related Death Task Force and Murfreesboro Police Seize 15-thousand fentanyl-laced pills

Jul 27, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by drug agents and detectives with the TBI Middle Tennessee HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Drug-Related Death Tas.... Read More

Five Suspects were arrested in a TBI and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Drug Investigation

Jul 13, 2022 at 05:12 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED: RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation a.... Read More

If You FEEL Your Child Is On Drugs, Act Quickly!

Jun 04, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Many parents have lost a child to drug overdoses. Every day, parents and guardians easily miss the signs of youth substance misuse. The Tennesse.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

April 29 and 30:Drug Take Back Events

Apr 27, 2022 at 10:46 pm by WGNS

This Friday and Saturday, Prevention Coalition for Success (PC4S), the substance abuse prevention coalition in Rutherford County, will be partnering with Murfreesboro Medical.... Read More

REMINDER: Drug Take-Back scheduled for this Saturday

Apr 26, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Residents may dispose of expired and unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30 at the Sheriff’s Office at 940 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro, sa.... Read More

Tennesseans pay more than national average for prescriptions

Mar 25, 2022 at 08:13 am by Producer

A recent report found Tennessee households pay more than $6,000 a year on prescriptions, far more than the national average of around $4,000 dollars.On Thursday (03/.... Read More

Another fentanyl related overdose death and another arrest near Rutherford County, TN

Mar 21, 2022 at 10:41 am by WGNS

The Grundy County Grand Jury has returned indictments on two men for second degree murder. The case, like several others in the past month, revolves around dangerous drugs con.... Read More

Law Enforcement to have additional patrol cars on the street for St. Patrick's Day and into Friday morning

Mar 16, 2022 at 04:20 pm by WGNS

Drinking green beer or any alcoholic beverage topped in clover may sound like a good way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but driving after drinking is an unlucky move. Throu.... Read More

MTSU Forensic Science partners with state agencies to host refresher for 100 TN drug recognition experts

Mar 14, 2022 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

Photo: Tennessee Drug Recognition, or DRE, experts listen intently as MTSU biology assistant professor Kiel Ormerod shares information about the brain and central nervous syst.... Read More

More methamphetamine and fentanyl off the street in Middle Tennessee

Mar 14, 2022 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

  Meth appears to be on the upswing again, but authorities throughout Middle Tennessee have been able to slow the problem of drug dealers being able to distribute their.... Read More