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

3-Subjects, 1-from Rutherford County, Headed to Federal Prison

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Two Nashville men indicted in February of 2020 as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network are headed to a federal prison t.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

Suspect in Downtown Nashville Fentanyl case has past felony convictions in Rutherford and Davidson County

May 27, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

A man with previous felony convictions in Rutherford County has been arrested in Nashville. The suspect was one of several men arrested this past Friday night on fentanyl, coc.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office: About $250,000 worth of drugs seized

Apr 20, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

Seven pounds of heroin, two pounds of suspected fentanyl and about eight pounds of methamphetamine worth $250,000 were seized after multiple search warrants were served Monday.... Read More

Local man survives overdose, credits care counselor and Rutherford County Deputies

Apr 07, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

  Alex Farris knows he’s fortunate to be alive.29-Year-old Farris of Eagleville almost died in January 2021 when he overdosed on fentanyl. Farris was homeless with.... 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

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

Opioid abuse continues in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Feb 17, 2022 at 03:47 pm by WGNS

Opioid abuse continues to be a concern, despite efforts by the state to limit the number of pills that can be prescribed to patients. Erica Herndon with the Prevention Coali.... Read More

Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other related charges

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 dea.... Read More

Man Wanted for Child Rape Apprehended After Evading Arrest

Oct 27, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

On Monday night in nearby Nashville, detectives apprehended a 19-year-old suspect with three outstanding warrants, including one for raping a child.Trevaun Glenn was arreste.... 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

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

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

Arrest in Overdose Death of Smithville Woman - Fentanyl Contributing Factor

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:23 pm by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the DeKalb County Sheriff&.... Read More