Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force on the prowl for unsafe driving in school zones

Aug 01, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNSRadio

Law enforcement officers will focus on traffic safety in school zones when students return to school beginning this Friday on August 5th.  Teams of officers in Rutherfor.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Department Investigates Trailer Theft

Jul 27, 2022 at 09:51 pm by WGNS

CANNON COUNTY, TENN. - On Monday, July 25, the owner of an enclosed trailer who was working at a job site on Parker Road called the Cannon County Sheriff's Office and advise.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

UPDATE: Two of Three Suspects in the Murder of Christiana Resident Terry Barber found GUILTY - Third Suspect Case Pending

Apr 12, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Two of three suspects in the murder of Christiana resident Terry Barber have been convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.  On June 26, 2019, Deputies with the Rutherf.... Read More

Training future deputies in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Training future deputies is one of the goals that the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has with a special program geared towards teens and young adults. Youths ages 14 to.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

UPDATE: Around $25,000 in Cocaine Seized in Rutherford County Sheriff's Investigation

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more information on a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office investigation that led to the confiscation of about $25,000 worth of cocaine on.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

Rutherford County SWAT Team recognized for flood response in Waverly

Feb 10, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s SWAT Team members were honored as Officers of the Month for helping residents of Waverly and Humphreys County in the devastating floods last August.The team.... Read More

Truck / Trailer Got Stuck at Railroad Crossing on Tuesday

Feb 01, 2022 at 08:38 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office had an unusual incident occur on Tuesday that required the help of CSX Railroad Officials. A full-sized dully pickup truck hauling a v.... Read More

Services for a Robertson County Sheriff's Deputy who was Reportedly Murdered by Smyrna Man, were held this past Saturday

Feb 01, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Deputy who was reportedly murdered by a suspect who was captured in Rutherford County has been laid to rest.You may recall hearing about t.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Man Arrested and Charged With Murdering Robertson County Deputy

Jan 25, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smyrna man in connection to the death of a deputy from the Robertson C.... Read More

5-New Rutherford County Deputies

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Five new Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies completed six weeks of training to work at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.New deputies are Javosia Beard, Felicia Poo.... Read More

Oakland High School Placed on Lockdown Tuesday

Jan 11, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 15-year-old Oakland High School student who wanted to get out of class allegedly threatened other students on an Instagram account Tuesday, a Rutherford County Sher.... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Hired as New Sheriff's Office Attorney

Dec 15, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Attorney Kyle Evans was appointed to serve as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s staff attorney by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.Capt. Evans’ primary duties wi.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Patty Oeser earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.... Read More

Scam Phone Calls Target Rutherford County Residents and Claim to be a Sheriff's Sargent Threatening an Arrest

Dec 06, 2021 at 10:25 am by WGNS

A scam is hitting several local residents throughout Rutherford County, which is why the Sheriff’s Office is making sure everyone knows about the phone call they may rec.... Read More

Information Needed on Womans Death as Investigation Continues

Dec 03, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

Shontisha Marie Rutland’s family will spend another holiday season without knowing the circumstances of her death in the summer of 2020.Rutland, 22, of Nashville, freque.... Read More

2-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earn top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Dec 02, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s patrol deputies earned top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Wednesday.Deputy Austin Watson was named “Deputy of the.... Read More

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

Nov 08, 2021 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones will represent the State in a murder trial scheduled to take place in March of 2022. The trial involves the death of forme.... Read More