3-Persons Arrested by the MNPD in Sex Trafficking Case Now Federally Indicted

Nov 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS News

(ANTIOCH, TN) A federal indictment was unsealed this week that charges three Nashville individuals in a sex trafficking and drug distribution conspiracy that operated from a h.... Read More

UPDATE: Another Human Trafficking Arrest Made in Middle Tennessee

Jul 22, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

  (Middle Tennessee) Another Human Trafficking case in Middle Tennessee has ended with an arrest. This time, Metro Nashville Police arrested 45-year-old Tony Williams, w.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrests in their 6th Undercover Human Trafficking Operation for 2022

Jul 18, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

For the 6th time this year, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has completed another undercover human trafficking operation, now making almost 60-arrests throughout the 2.... Read More

12 Men Charged in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation

Jun 13, 2022 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation this past week by Human Trafficking detectives with the Metro Nashville Police Department and the TBI, resulted in the arrests of te.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

3-Arrested in LaVergne / Antioch Area on Human Trafficking Indictment

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:44 am by WGNS

A human trafficking case is making the news, after three individuals were arrested near LaVergne Couchville Pike and J. Percy Priest Lake.The investigation took place over a t.... Read More

TBI: Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sumner County Resulted in Arrests of 13 Men

Feb 09, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Hendersonville Police Department, Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Invest.... Read More

4-Men from Woodbury, Nashville and Goodlettsville Arrested in Undercover Human Trafficking Operation

Nov 22, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

In nearby Nashville, four men from Woodbury, Nashville and Goodlettsville, TN have been arrested and charged with “Felony Promoting Prostitution.” The arrests occu.... Read More

Joint Human Trafficking Operation Results in a Dozen Arrests in Rutherford County by the TBI

Oct 18, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Murfreesboro Police Department, Homeland Security Investigation.... Read More

TENNESSEE: The Red Sand Project to Focus on Human Trafficking

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:11 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health and community partners across the state join together for the third consecutive year to participate in the Red Sand Project during Human Tra.... Read More

18-Men Arrested in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accu.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Man Facing "Trafficking of Sexual Servitude" Charge in Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2021 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

A man from Greeneville, Mississippi will soon face the courts in Rutherford County for human trafficking charges.On September 28, 2020, Gerald Bell was arrested after a warran.... 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

Online Training Session Gives Judges Update on State of Human Trafficking in Tennessee

Oct 09, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts: The term human trafficking may conjure images straight out of Hollywood of people being abducted off the street in foreign.... Read More