Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff's Deputy Dash Camera Captures Big Rig Overturning on Tuesday in Murfreesboro

Apr 13, 2023 at 12:00 pm by WGNS News

 Above Photo: Detention Deputy Deshaun Dawson and Deputy (Donavon) Brown UPDATED - Rutherford County, TN - Deputies from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office witnessed.... Read More

House Sitter in Rutherford Co. Receives Help from a Phone Call in England

Apr 10, 2023 at 06:27 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - It all started with a phone call from England... A Rutherford County couple traveling overseas became concerned when a woman who was a relative and h.... Read More

RCSO Receives Reports of Armed Suspect

Mar 29, 2023 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

  (Rutherford County, TN) Around 4:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon (3/29/2023) the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office sent deputies to the Blackman Community regarding cal.... Read More

50-Rutherford County Schools Practiced School Safety Drills Prior to Spring Break

Mar 28, 2023 at 06:21 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Just before the Rutherford County Schools closed for spring break, schools across the county practiced a variety of school safety drills. Barfield El.... Read More
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Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy and Neighbors Come to the Aid of a Man Trapped Inside a Burning Home

Mar 24, 2023 at 08:06 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - David Herrod just got home from work Wednesday evening when he noticed smoke coming from a home on Double Springs Road in Murfreesboro…  It was.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Inmate Walks Away from Work Detail - Captured Hours Later

Mar 24, 2023 at 03:38 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - An inmate in Rutherford County had a short taste of freedom after a brief escape on Friday. That inmate has since been charged with felony escape after.... Read More

A Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Saves the Life of a Local Resident - And - WGNS Spoke to the Owner of a Murfreesboro Bookstore

Mar 24, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

Segment One: On today’s Action Line, WGNS’ Scott Walker spoke to two local residents who helped to save the life of a man in a home fire on Wednesday. Evidently, a.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Accused of Murdering his Neighbor in Christiana Scheduled for Hearing in Rutherford County Courts on May 1st

Mar 21, 2023 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

Christiana, TN - UPDATE: A Christiana man charged with the murder of his neighbor is scheduled to appear in court for a criminal hearing on May 1, 2023.  55-Year-old.... Read More

AAA: Prom and Graduation Season is Deadly for Teen Drivers in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2023 at 10:34 pm by WGNS News

AAA is working with Tennessee schools to prevent prom and graduation season from turning deadly on the road. The Auto Club Group is offering its annual AAA PROMise p.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Set for Duo to Face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

Mar 08, 2023 at 10:54 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN - A sealed indictment that was handed down by a Rutherford County Grand Jury in 2022 for two suspects believed to be involved in a felony TennCa.... Read More

Lao New Year Celebration Planned

Feb 18, 2023 at 06:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Lao New Year, also known as Songkran or Pi Mai, will be celebrated in May at the Wat Lao Buddharam temple on the Old Nashville Highway.  Plannin.... Read More

Local Tip Leads to Felony Drug Charges and Seizure of Cocaine and Marijuana

Feb 15, 2023 at 02:00 pm by WGNS News

Two Rutherford County residents are facing felony drug and weapons charges after the Rutherford County Narcotics Unit acted on a citizen tip. Narcotics detectives conducted.... Read More

National SRO Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Feb. 15

Feb 14, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers have provided safety for Rutherford County Schools’ students for 30 years. The National Association of School.... Read More

UPDATE: Christiana Man Charged with Murder Has Case Bound Over to Grand Jury

Feb 08, 2023 at 03:23 pm by WGNS

A Christiana man charged with the murder of his neighbor has his case bound over to the Rutherford County Grand Jury.54-Year-old Jeffery Hayden Burris of Panther Creek Road is.... Read More

Detective Sgt. graduates after 31 years

Feb 08, 2023 at 02:51 pm by WGNS News

People cheering on MTSU students during December’s graduation may have wondered why graduate DJ Jackson displayed 1991-2022 on his cap. Jackson attended MTSU from 1991-.... Read More

RCSO Says--DON'T BE SCAMMED--Hang Up!

Feb 08, 2023 at 07:53 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Rutherford County Sheriffs Office told NewsRadio WGNS that a telephone scam is being attempted and it ties with a male who claims that he is with the sherif.... Read More

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