law enforcement

Help Needed: Identifying Persons of Interest in Vehicle Break-in and Credit Card Fraud Case

Feb 15, 2024 at 04:35 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Detectives are seeking assistance in identifying two persons of interest related to a vehicle break-in and fraudulent credit card usage. On February 4, 2024.... Read More

Detectives Seek Assistance in Identifying Persons of Interest in Murfreesboro Theft Cases

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:53 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Detectives from the Murfreesboro Police Department are actively seeking the public's help in identifying four persons of interest related to a series of the.... Read More

Felony Shoplifting Case Reported at Ulta Beauty in Smyrna

Jun 13, 2023 at 10:58 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNYA, TN - Smyrna Police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying two subjects who may be tied to a recent shoplifting incident. According to the Smyrna.... Read More

SCAM ALERT: Unknown Con-Artist Calling Rutherford County Residents Claiming to be a Williamson County Sheriff's Dept. Lieutenant

Mar 07, 2023 at 09:54 am by WGNS News

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office reports another scam is hitting residents in our community. This most recent scam involves a fake law enforcement officer who clai.... 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

New Sheriff's Deputies in Rutherford County

Nov 04, 2022 at 02:11 pm by WGNS Radio News

Seven experienced law enforcement officers with various backgrounds recently joined the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Deputy Chi.... Read More

Politics: LaVergne Mayor Announced that he has Received Support from Top Law Enforcement Officials

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

LA VERGNE - Mayor Jason Cole announces that Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and former La Vergne Assistant Chief and current Rutherford County Chief Deputy Keith Lowry.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Officers will soon have Body Cameras

Sep 08, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department is outfitting their officers with body cameras, which will record video footage of arrests and law enforcement interactions with the public..... 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

8-New Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies and 13-New Murfreesboro Police Officers

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

  There are 21-new law enforcement officers in our community. Of that number, 8-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies (photo above) and 13-Murfreesboro Police Offic.... 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

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

Arrest made in bomb threat that was called into a Nashville school

May 26, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(Middle Tennessee) WGNS has learned that only one-day before the May 18th shooting outside of the Riverdale High School graduation at the MTSU Murphy Center, there was a bomb.... Read More

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins - Recognize This Truck?

May 23, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, Police need the communities help in tracking down the driver of a black Dodge pickup truck. Evidently, the subject behind the wheel of the truck (above photo) pulle.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More