Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

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

Nearly 200 Registered Sex Offenders Checked In Rutherford County

Jul 21, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) A sex offender registry compliance operation by the United States Marshals Service Middle District, in coordination with the Tennessee Bureau of I.... Read More

Five Suspects were arrested in a TBI and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Drug Investigation

Jul 13, 2022 at 05:12 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED: RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation a.... Read More

UPDATE on I-840 Monday AM Shooting...RCSO Needs Your Help!

Jul 11, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) More news on the shooting that unfolded in the Murfreesboro area Monday morning... One victim was admitted to a Nashville hospital and a second victim tr.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Charges 58-Year-Old with First Degree Murder

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: As of Friday evening (07/08/22), the man arrested for a murder that occured this past Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee remains behind bars. 54-Year-old Jeffery.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task force asks for safety on water and boat docks

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

Preventing people from drinking alcohol while operating a boat or vehicle and promoting safety on the water will be Rutherford County Safety Task Force’s goal during the.... Read More

Arson Suspect in Mobile Home Fire Scheduled for Criminal Hearing in Rutherford County Courts

Jun 16, 2022 at 05:14 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — An 18-year-old charged with arson after an investigation by the Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office reportedly determined a mobile ho.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More
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Pedestrian Dies...Hit by SUV on MLK Blvd.

Jun 03, 2022 at 07:28 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A pedestrian who was attempting to cross Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard around 6:50PM Friday night (6/3/2022) was hit by an SUV. The man was p.... Read More
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Friday Lunchtime Swift Water Rescue of 2-Teens from Stones River

Jun 03, 2022 at 05:39 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Around lunchtime Friday (6/3/2022) two teens were clinging to trees in the fast moving Stones River near the Searcy Street Greenway trailhead. The 18-year.... Read More

Barcode Trickery, shoplifting at a variety of Walmart Stores and more

Jun 03, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

In cases of shoplifting, you often hear about thieves who simply steal merchandise and leave. But, is switching price tags considered the same as simply picking up an item and.... Read More

Man trying to buy marijuana gets robbed at gunpoint

Jun 03, 2022 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police were flagged down by a man who wanted to report a robbery, after attempting to purchase marijuana. The man told police after he dropped off his significant.... Read More