Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

Two Teens in Rutherford County Remain Missing - Both Cases Reported Within Days of One Another

Jan 24, 2023 at 08:03 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – Two teens remain missing and both were last seen in the Rutherford County area, according to authorities. The most recent of the two cases invo.... Read More

Rutherford County School Resource Officers Talk School Traffic, Cellphones Used by Students for Threats and a Fundraiser for School Students to Buy Clothing

Jan 18, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Wednesday's Action Line with host Scott Walker, he was joined by Rutherford County School Resource Officers Sam Trubee and Sgt. Dustin Cox.  So.... Read More

RCSO Capt. Kyle Evans promoted to Major

Dec 14, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promoted Capt. Kyle Evans to Major Evans during a ceremony Tuesday. Evans joined the Sheriff’s Office as the staff attor.... Read More

3rd "Operation Fall Brakes" in Rutherford County Cancelled, due to Excessive Rain

Dec 07, 2022 at 12:24 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Wednesday, Law Enforcement Officers in Rutherford County aimed to have a heavy concentration on aggressive and reckless driving on I-24, Veterans Pa.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's School Resource Officers on the air with WGNS, Talking about teens, cyber-bulling and more!

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS host Scott Walker spoke with School Resource Officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sargent’s Scott Culp and Dustin Cox talked about the.... Read More
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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Patrol SUV Involved in Friday Night Accident

Nov 04, 2022 at 11:39 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) An auto accident involving a Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy occurred on Friday night. The wreck happened on I-840 East between the Almaville Roa.... Read More

RCSO Charges 3 Middle School Students With FALSE REPORTS

Oct 22, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Three Rutherford County middle school students were charged with making false reports after allegedly threatening school safety, said School Resource Offi.... Read More

17-Year-Old Girl Injured in Rockvale Shooting

Oct 19, 2022 at 07:56 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: The teen who was shot in what was labeled as an accidental shooting on Wednesday has died. See the updated news story HERE. The previous release from the Rutherford Co.... Read More

Trunk or Treat sponsored by Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force

Oct 14, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.) Firefighters, paramedics and police officers heroes will delight trick or treaters during the Halloween Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Rutherford C.... Read More
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UPDATE: Faith & Blue Night Builds Better Relationships in Rutherford County

Oct 12, 2022 at 01:11 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn) Wearing the badge signifies law enforcement officers serve to keep residents safe and secure, said Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Keith Lowery. “.... Read More

Faith & Blue vigil to be held Monday evening

Oct 06, 2022 at 07:32 pm by WGNS Radio News

Residents are encouraged to make schools and communities safer during a vigil with sheriff’s deputies and LifePoint Church members on Monday. The event will be at 6 p.m.... Read More

Phone Issues: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Waiting for AT&T Technicians to Repair Dispatch Lines

Sep 22, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) There has been a temporary change in the dispatch phone number at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office since Wednesday. According to Officials.... Read More

Teen with two firearms arrested at Riverdale / Blackman High School Football Game

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

An incident occurred during this past Friday’s Riverdale / Blackman High School football game. Evidently, a teen showed up at the game with two guns and marijuana, accor.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office to Host 9-11 Ceremony

Sep 06, 2022 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

  Rutherford County residents will memorialize the victims of 9-11, the emergency responders who died and the military who responded during a ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday,.... Read More

Man Captured on Video After Alleged Purse Theft Wanted for Questioning in Murfreesboro - Do You Recognize Subject in Photos?

Sep 06, 2022 at 07:22 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking the question, “Do you recognize this man? Sheriff's Detectives want to speak to him about the theft of a purse. Th.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiation Team Training

Aug 25, 2022 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Photo: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Negotiations Team members are from left, front row, Sgt. David Alford, Deputy Christiana Overton, Detective Monica.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO's sponsor a free teen driving class

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County teens may enroll in the free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education (D.R.I.V.E.) driving class taught by Rutherford County Sheriff’s school res.... Read More

Middle TN Woman Missing for Over One Month - Last Seen in Smithville, TN Area

Aug 08, 2022 at 01:40 pm by WGNS

A full month has passed since 31-year-old Brittany Ann Miller was reported missing in nearby DeKalb County, Tennessee. The search for Miller was spearheaded by the DeKalb Coun.... Read More

Beware of scammers posing as deputies

Aug 02, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

  Residents called the Sheriff’s Office to report someone who gave the name Officer Shannon Bradley from Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office left a mess.... Read More

How would Rutherford County Sheriff SRO's React to a School Shooting Similar to What Occurred in Uvalde, Texas?

Jul 27, 2022 at 06:49 pm by WGNS

    On May 24, 2022, one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history unfolded about 85-miles west of San Antonio, Texas. 19-Children and 2-teachers were gunn.... Read More