Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Theft in Christiana - Have You Seen This Truck?

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Do you recognize this truck?The driver of the truck may be a suspect in a theft of property case that occured on May 29th at Miller Road in Christiana, according to.... Read More

Appeal Filed by Registered Sex Offender in Rockvale, TN Case will Not Move Forward

May 26, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

A man who received an eight year sentence after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means in a Rutherford County Co.... Read More

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Receives State Certification for 5th Time in 5-Years

May 04, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earned state certification for the fifth time in five years.Tennessee Corrections Institute staff inspected the facility last.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial for the murder of Terry Barber Scheduled for 2022

Apr 05, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

The murder trial involving the death of Terry Barber will be heard in a Rutherford County Courtroom next year (2022). 68-Year-old Barber was a long time Rutherford County resi.... Read More

Long Time Local Law Enforcement Officer Dies at age 66

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:03 am by WGNS

Long time law enforcement officer Randy T. Garrett has died.The 66-year-old spent over 40-years in law enforcement, with his most recent service being at the Rutherford County.... Read More

Sheriff’s Office command vehicle vandalized at COVID testing site

Mar 09, 2021 at 10:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are in search of the man who vandalized a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) Incident C.... Read More

COLD CASE: Murder Victim Found at his Christiana Home, Relative Calls Funeral Home First and Not the Sheriff's Office

Mar 08, 2021 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A murder that took place on January 16, 1980 remains unsolved and detectives are trying to figure out who had a motive to kill a recently retired Christiana postmaster. That.... Read More

UPDATE: I-24 Shooting Victim IMPROVING, Suspects IN CUSTODY

Mar 08, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: What was thought to be a road-rage incident in Rutherford County this past weekend, was actually a targeted crime.One suspect was charged with attempted first-deg.... Read More

Rutherford County: Two People Suffer from Gunshot Wounds in Tuesday Night Domestic Assault

Feb 17, 2021 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

Two people suffered gunshot wounds during a domestic assault Tuesday night on Gum Puckett Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.SWAT team deputies apprehend.... 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

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

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

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

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