Murfreesboro Police

15-Year-old assaulted at local shopping mall – hit in face

Mar 11, 2022 at 07:21 am by WGNS

An assault involving a 15-year-old victim is being investigated by police in Murfreesboro. Detectives say the assault took place on February 13, 2022 at the Stones River Town.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police asking for public's help in two separate investigations

Mar 10, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

  A man who is considered to be a “Person of Interest” in a recent shoplifting case was caught on camera. Murfreesboro Police report an unidentified man ente.... Read More

Police shut down drug operation at a local hotel; two people arrested also wanted for questioning in an East Tennessee homicide

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigation Division narcotics detectives arrest a man and woman at a Murfreesboro hotel on dru.... Read More

Car broken into at Greenway Parking Lot

Mar 09, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

A credit card fraud case is under investigation after unknown individuals used a stolen credit card at Kroger on Old Fort Parkway.Murfreesboro Detectives now need the assist.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Need Help Identifying Individuals in Alleged Auto Burglary Case

Mar 07, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives need assistance in identifying two males who are persons of interest in an auto burglary case. The incident took place at a home on Alexander Boulevard.... Read More

Aggravated Statutory Rape Suspect Pleads GUILTY in Murfreesboro

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:56 am by WGNS

A 31-year-old man arrested on charges of rape in 2021, has been convicted in Murfreesboro.Prior to his arrest, Billy Frank Savage was said to be on the run for over a year, af.... Read More

Man Convicted for Murdering Kendrick Love in Murfreesboro, Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS

A May 16, 2017 murder case in Murfreesboro has come to a close. The man who murdered 18-year-old Kendrick Love was convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.District Att.... Read More

The District Attorney's Show - a look at unsolved crimes, current court cases and more

Mar 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On Friday morning's Action Line, WGNS was joined by the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office for their monthly District Attorney's Show. Host J. Paul Newman, who.... Read More

Investigation underway in recent Murfreesboro car burglary case

Mar 03, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating several car break-ins that took place in a Murfreesboro neighborhood. Detectives from the.... Read More

Trailer that was parked outside the Murfreesboro City Schools District Office STOLEN - Can You Help MPD?

Mar 02, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Detectives in Murfreesboro need help identifying and locating two individuals who are persons of interest in a theft of a trailer.Authorities tell WGNS that the enclosed trail.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police name new deputy chief

Feb 23, 2022 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief Michael Bowen has officially named Captain Steve Jarrell as the new Deputy Chief.Jarrell is a 27-ye.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Department adds first mental health co-responder

Feb 11, 2022 at 09:47 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) has partnered with Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System in adding the department's first men.... Read More

LSD, Mushrooms and Ecstasy Recovered in a Murfreesboro Police Undercover Sting

Feb 08, 2022 at 01:38 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  In an undercover operation headed by the Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigation Narcotics Unit,  authorities.... Read More

Escaped Inmate Found on S. Church Street

Jan 12, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The search for a Benton County inmate who escaped along I-24 in Rutherford County ended with his apprehension. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.... Read More

North Carolina homicide suspect located by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, Murfreesboro Police

Jan 05, 2022 at 10:45 pm by WGNS

A North Carolina man wanted for killing his wife and leaving with their 3-year-old daughter Wednesday (1/5/2022) was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and.... Read More

Murfreesboro Sexual Battery Case Leads to Judicial Diversion in Local Court

Dec 21, 2021 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

A man by the name of “Nam H. Dinh” was in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom this month, after being arrested in 2020 under a charge of “Sexual Battery..... Read More

UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Raping Male Victim at Murfreesboro Party

Jul 15, 2021 at 04:17 pm by WGNS

The 29-year-old man arrested several years ago in Murfreesboro for raping another man at a party was in a Rutherford County Courtroom this week.Investigative work by now ret.... Read More
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UPDATE: Person in Wheelchair Hit by Truck on N.W. Broad

Jul 13, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

A 54-year-old man is recovering after being hit in his wheelchair by a driver who failed to yield the right-of-way on Monday.  The victim was heading north on NW Broad St.... Read More

UPDATE: MPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives charge second man in March homicide

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three months after a violent murder on S. University and Sevier Streets, a second man has been charged.Dimetrius Raymond Ford, 28, will be served w.... Read More

Human and sex trafficking training for those in the grooming and beauty industry and more from the Murfreesboro Police Department (Video)

Jun 04, 2021 at 12:17 pm by WGNS