Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile female arrested by La Vergne Police

May 18, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Department’s license plate reader system alerted officers to a stolen vehicle, resulting in the arrest of a juvenile. The Blue Senti.... Read More

2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting Case Remains Open and Unsolved in Murfreesboro Area

May 18, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A $26,000 reward is still being offered in a shooting investigation that occurred a little more than 2-years ago in the Murfreesboro area. According to the.... Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Furry Family Members of Abusive Households Now Offered Shelter - Onsite Pet Kennel

May 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In the United States 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/o.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Two face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 05:56 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in th.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday - May 27, 2022

May 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Eagleville area in Rutherford County…  Again, the sobriety checkpoint will be on Highway 41A in Eagleville, Sou.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police need assistance identifying subject in "Threat's" case

May 13, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman caught on video at Applebee's. Detectives suggest the subject is a per.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office booking deputy intercepts metal strips that could be used as a weapon

May 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Booking deputies intercepted from an inmate metal strips that could potentially be used as a weapon behind bars Tuesday, said Deputy Chief Kevin Hen.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More

MTSU military science commissions 13 new leaders as 2nd lieutenants

May 09, 2022 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The former chair of the MTSU Military Science Department returned to address 13 ROTC cadets being commissioned as second lieutenants in variou.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO demonstrates care for a homeless child

May 09, 2022 at 04:58 pm by WGNS

A first-grade student informed a Stewartsboro Elementary School counselor he and his grandmother were homeless and living in their car.School Resource Officer Sam Trubee heard.... Read More

Man convicted on drug charges in Rutherford County files appeal - appeal denied

May 09, 2022 at 04:26 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) An appeal to a drug conviction has been filed in a 2019 court case that unfolded in Rutherford County. Eric Tyre Patton was convicted on drug charge.... Read More

Car burglaries continue to plague the Murfreesboro area

May 09, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) As reported earlier, there has been a recent rash of vehicle break-ins. Between March 1st and May 8, 2022 there have been 184 reports of vehicle break-ins a.... Read More

National Drug Endangered Children Awareness

May 06, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - The Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (TADEC) recently held a resolution reading at Legislative Plaza in observance of National Drug E.... Read More

65-Year-old man charged with attempted second-degree murder

May 05, 2022 at 06:45 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) A husband was charged with attempted second-degree murder Thursday (05/05/22) after he allegedly stabbed his wife Sunday, a sheriff’s deputy repo.... Read More