Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

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

Shoplifting woes in Murfreesboro

Jun 03, 2022 at 11:58 am by WGNS

Shoplifting continues to be a big problem for retailers in the 'Boro... In one of the more recent theft cases reported to police, an unknown man entered the Kohl's department.... Read More

Honduran National and MS-13 Member Sentenced To Federal Prison

Jun 03, 2022 at 10:11 am by WGNS

22-Year-old Franklin Pineda-Caceras, aka “Bomba” of Honduras, was sentenced on May 26, 2022 to 90 months in federal prison for drug distribution and firearms.... Read More

Woodbury Woman Charged with Filing a False Report by the TBI

Jun 02, 2022 at 05:48 pm by WGNS

CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into an allegation of sexual assault has resulted in the arrest of a C.... Read More

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks applications now through June 10, 2022 - Salary aprox. $171,000 annually

Jun 02, 2022 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

This Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Nominating Commission gives notice that, because the term of the Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will expire on June 3.... Read More

Sheriff’s Captain Promoted to Major by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh

Jun 02, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Photo Above This News Story: Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promotes Capt. Britt Reed to major over law enforcement divisions. Flanking them at left are Deputy Chief Egon Grissom and C.... Read More

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office asks, "Do you recognize this couple?”

Jun 01, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking, “Do you recognize this couple?” The Sheriff's Office released a video (above) that shows a man remov.... Read More

Woman claims she was raped, after being forced to drive unknown man from Elam Road to East Main Street

Jun 01, 2022 at 04:26 pm by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, a 37-year-old woman told police that she was driving on Elam Road when she was attacked by an unknown assailant. A police report shows, "She stated that she w.... Read More

$17,500 Fraud Case in Murfreesboro - Car Reported as Stolen after Fraudulent Purchase

Jun 01, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police released a video captured on a home surveillance system in hopes of someone in the community being able to identify a person of interest in a fraud inves.... Read More

Two accidents on I-24 Wednesday in Rutherford County

Jun 01, 2022 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

There were two accidents that slowed Interstate 24 in Rutherford County on Wednesday. The first involved a semi-truck that caught fire on I-24 West (headed towards Nashville),.... Read More

Scams Continue in Rutherford County

May 31, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Be leery of scammers and please don’t fall for this scam… Rutherford County residents are once again receiving calls from someone.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More