UPDATE: Murfreesboro Attorney who Took His Own Life was Scheduled to Appear in Court to Face Rape Charges Before the End of This Year

Dec 18, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on the attorney from Murfreesboro who reportedly took his own life before appearing in court to face multiple rape charges. David Whelan would have appea.... Read More

UPDATE: Subject Found Guilty for the Rape of a Child in Murfreesboro

Dec 14, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

UPDATE: 27-Year-old Allan Ashley of Murfreesboro was found guilty for the rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery. Ashely, who last lived at Alder Terrace Apartments on.... Read More

Subject in Murfreesboro Child Rape Case Could Receive Prison Sentence of 288-Years

Dec 14, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A Jackson, Tennessee man who was already listed as being a sex offender for a crime that took place in 1999 is now looking at spending the remainder of his life behind bars. &.... Read More

Special Victim Unit Crimes, Arrests and Court Cases

Dec 10, 2020 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

In special victims crimes, a suspect named David Rowland will face rape charges in 2021, as explained by Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones... Christopher.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Charged with Rape of a Child under the age of 13

Dec 08, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a news story involving a man charged with raping a child that was under the age of 13.27-Year-old Allan Ashley, who last lived at Alder Terrace Apartment.... Read More

Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child in Rutherford County Appeals

Dec 01, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A man convicted of raping a child in Rutherford County has petitioned the courts for post-conviction relief.Christopher N. Hernandez challenged the courts suggesting that he n.... Read More

Subject Facing 26 Sexual Abuse Related Charges Against a Minor in Rutherford County

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:02 am by WGNS

WGNS NEWS - A five-day trial has been scheduled in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom for a man by the name of Juan Florentino.The 58-year old suspect is facing a long list.... Read More

More Details on the Arrest of Smyrna Man Accused of Aggravated Rape

Nov 17, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS now has more details on a 39-year old Smyrna, TN man who was arrested on an aggravated rape charge October 25, 2020. Ilaz Neziri was arrested under a sealed indictment.On.... Read More

Man Jailed On 4-Decade Old Child Abuse Charge

Nov 15, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: (LEBANON, TN)  In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

Smyrna man arrested on a rape charge

Nov 06, 2020 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

A 39-year old Smyrna, TN man has been arrested on a charge dealing with rape.Intake information at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office indicates Ilaz Neziri was taken.... Read More

West Tennessee registered sex offender found guilty of raping young Murfreesboro girl

Oct 23, 2020 at 05:14 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Jackson man, already on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry, has been convicted by a Rutherford County jury for raping a.... Read More

Convicted Child Rapist in Rutherford County Denied Appeal in Court Conviction

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:11 am by WGNS

A man convicted in Rutherford County on three counts of “Rape of a Child,” filed an appeal with the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Jorge Pena is currently se.... Read More

UPDATED: Man who Raped 85-Year-old Murfreesboro Woman in 2017 Found Guilty in Court

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A serial rapist who carried out multiple sexual attacks in Tennessee was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the rape of an elderly Murfreesboro woman. “This wa.... Read More

90 Miles East of Murfreesboro, Man Charged with over 16 Sex Related Offenses

Aug 06, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

About 90 miles East of Murfreesboro, a Pikeville, Tennessee man was arrested on multiple sex offense charges. A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau.... Read More

Chattanooga man Charged with Rape of a Child, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Jul 31, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Chattanooga man on multiple counts, including rape.... Read More

Appeal filed by Murfreesboro Sex Offender Denied

Jul 22, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

An appeal filed in the case of a registered sex offender who was arrested in Rutherford County has been denied. The case involves a man by the name of Matthew Whitehair who fi.... Read More

Appeal filed in Rutherford County Rape Case where Victim was Murdered 1 Week After her Testimony

Jul 15, 2020 at 09:15 am by scott

The Tennessee Appeals Court in Nashville will hear a Rutherford County case over a live internet stream this week.The case deals with an appeal that focuses on the admissibili.... Read More

Metro Nashville Police ask for help in locating a rape suspect

Jul 02, 2020 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

Nashville Metro Police are asking for the publics assistance in locating a man accused of attacking and raping a female. An arrest warrant charging attempted aggravated rape h.... Read More

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:54 pm by scott

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County Deputy, charged with a sexu.... Read More

Man Accused of Raping a Murfreesboro Child Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Jun 29, 2020 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a man who calls Murfreesboro home who was arrested for the rape of child late last year (2019).36-year-old Jose M. Secaida was captured in October of 201.... Read More