Rutherford County Deputies earn life saving awards

Feb 03, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office deputies who saved the life of a 2-month-old infant allegedly choked by his father earned Life Saving Awards Tuesday from Sheriff.... Read More

Local Detective Graduates from National Forensics Academy

Feb 01, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s Detective Joseph Duncan graduated from the 10-week UT National Forensics Academy where he improved his skills in death investigations and crime scene investiga.... Read More

Checkpoints in Rutherford County this Friday

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:57 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports that there will be driver checkpoints set up on Friday. The Sheriff's Office said in a release, "Drivers will be reminded to sav.... Read More

RCSO Drones Locate Missing Woman

Jan 11, 2021 at 05:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Around 1:30 this past Saturday afternoon Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home off the Manchester Highway to locate a woma.... Read More

STOP Program helps Drug Dependent People Recover

Dec 30, 2020 at 10:01 am by WGNS

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More

Rockvale High School Student one of the First Female Eagle Scouts in Rutherford County part of the Inaugural Class of female Eagle Scouts in US

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School student Taylor Bell is making history as being one of the first female Eagle Scout’s in Rutherford County...Bell described what it was like whe.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies Save the Life of a Man in Christiana Area

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Three men teamed up to save an unconscious driver’s life inside a running vehicle Tuesday near the Dollar General store on Epps Mill Road in Christiana, sheriff’s.... Read More

Rutherford County Narcotics Detective earns Statewide Award

Nov 20, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective earned an outstanding achievement award from the Tennessee Narcotic Officers Association Saturday.Detective R.L. “Fuzzy&rdq.... Read More

Checkpoint's in Rutherford County

Nov 12, 2020 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Three awareness checkpoints will be held Friday to combat the rising number of traffic deaths this year in Rutherford County, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s sergeant said.... Read More

Former Rutherford County Sheriff Deputy Arrested on Prostitution Charge

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:11 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Rutherford County.... Read More

UPDATE: Grandmother continues to appeal for more information on granddaughter's death

Oct 23, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Grandmother Annie Maples lives with the pain of two sons dying and now suffers more heartache from the death of her granddaughter, Shontisha Marie Rutland.Rutland, 22, of Nash.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office: Vehicle Crashes Leading Cause of Death for Teens

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

Crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths nationwide.That’s why Rutherford County Sheriff’s school resource officers hope to lower the rate of teen deaths th.... Read More

UPDATE: Possible gun found on Wednesday Could be Tied to April 2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting

Sep 23, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A gun found near a local roadway on Wednesday morning (9/23/20) maybe tied to the shooting that took place on Veterans Parkway this past April, according to an undisclosed sou.... Read More

Update on First Degree Murder Case: Suspect Accused of Killing his Father

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Murder suspect Tanner Lancaster appeared before Rutherford County Judge David Bragg. The case against Lancaster will move forward with a review date nearing. District Attorney.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: National Dog Day honors dogs who put their lives on the line

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

  National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line.The Sheriff’s Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deput.... Read More

Man Arrested after Allegedly Locking Woman in Bedroom for 2 Days

Aug 24, 2020 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A man was charged after he allegedly assaulted a woman, kept in her bedroom two days and took her phone so she could not call for help, a sheriff’s deputy reported.John.... Read More

Rutherford County Deputies never know how they affect people’s lives when answering calls

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:14 am by WGNS

Deputy Quentin Snook was mourning the death of a close friend last year, who just lost his life by a heroin overdose.Dispatchers sent him to a call where he met to a young mot.... Read More

Fatal Shooting investigated by TBI in Smithville

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:56 am by WGNS

Names have now been released in a fatal shooting which occurred a week ago at a residence on Carter Drive in DeKalb County, TN.The deceased has been identified as 24 year old.... Read More

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

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