Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

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

La Vergne Police Department Searches for Theft Suspect

May 05, 2022 at 10:01 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a suspect in a package theft investigation.The theft happened on April 27. The packag.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins continue to rise in Murfreesboro and Nashville

May 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Car burglaries continue to be a problem in the Murfreesboro area. Larry Flowers, Public Information Officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department, surprisingly said…Po.... Read More

UPDATE: More news on removing the sting in the local honey thefts

Apr 29, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) WGNS has more news on a theft that caused quite the sting for one man.WGNS previously reported that 5-beehive boxes, which are called “Brood Boxes,&rd.... Read More

Bee Boxes - Referred to as Brood Boxes - Stolen in Rutherford County have been Recovered

Apr 27, 2022 at 09:36 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Here’s a not so sweet story with a sweet ending – one thing for sure though, it's a story that packs a real sting! Evidently, thieves alleg.... Read More

Investigation into Mysterious Liver Disease in Children

Apr 26, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other hepatologist.... Read More

Read To Succeed 18th Annual Read To Bee Sixth Grade Spelling Bee

Apr 26, 2022 at 07:53 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. — The 18th Annual Read To Succeed Read To Bee Spelling Bee sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union was Friday evening, April 22nd, at Murfreesboro.... Read More

REMINDER: Drug Take-Back scheduled for this Saturday

Apr 26, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Residents may dispose of expired and unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30 at the Sheriff’s Office at 940 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro, sa.... Read More

Boat Season - Don't buy a stolen boat

Apr 26, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TENN. – Investigators are asking Tennessee residents to be on the lookout for stolen boats as boating season begins. To kick-start the season, we wanted to let li.... Read More

Violations during Increased Patrol on Good Friday along South Church Street (Shelbyville Hwy)

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

(UPDATED) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  On Good Friday (04/15/22), the Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force spent a good part of their day on South Church Street, whic.... Read More

Murfreesboro man listed as "MISSING" and Endangered

Apr 15, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  Police in Murfreesboro advised media on Friday that a 30-year-old man has been reported as missing. Joshua Burdine is also listed as being en.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office confirms Sunday murder suspect “Jorge Reyes" has NOT been caught

Apr 04, 2022 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

UPDATED MONDAY AFTERNOON: A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office supervisor reports that charges are now pending against a suspect accused of fatally shooting another.... Read More

Sunday Morning Murder--Searching Area Rutherford-Wilson County Line

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County / Wilson County) - UPDATE - On Monday, the search continues for a homicide suspect in the death of a 35-year-old man.   State and local law enforc.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office warns of door-to-door SCAM in area neighborhoods

Mar 30, 2022 at 06:27 pm by WGNS

A citizen called the Sheriff’s office after being approached by two juveniles last week asking for donations to the Tennessee Youth Club, Inc.Deputies contacted a man.... Read More