Rutherford County Sheriff's Department

Faith & Blue Weekend features Movie In the Park, Family Fun Fest and Touch A Truck

Oct 02, 2023 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Engaging the community through partnerships with faith-based organizations is the goal of the 3rd Annual Faith & Blue Weekend celebratio.... Read More

Accident Involving Dump Truck in Eagleville

Mar 01, 2023 at 08:49 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: Eagleville,  TN – WGNS has more information on an accident that took place just before noon on Wednesday in Eagleville. The wreck, involving a semi-truck a.... Read More

Two California Residents Arrested in Rutherford Co.; 47 Kilos of Drugs Seized

Feb 07, 2023 at 04:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – A multi-agency investigation into drug overdoses occurring in Middle Tennessee has resulted in the arrest of two individuals, and the seizure of.... Read More

Reed promoted to deputy chief of the Sheriff's Office

Nov 14, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

There's a new deputy chief in town. Major Britt Reed was promoted to deputy chief by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. Reed supervises the law enforcement divisions of the Sheriff&rsquo.... Read More

UPDATE: High Speed Pursuit; Arrest Made After Home Invasions

Nov 11, 2022 at 10:58 am by WGNS

A convicted felon was charged after he allegedly assaulted two residents inside their home and led deputies on a pursuit before being apprehended Thursday, Rutherford County S.... Read More

Sheriff's office collects old medications Saturday for National Drug Take-Back day

Oct 21, 2020 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

Residents may turn in their expired and unwanted prescriptions during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Sheriff&rsq.... Read More

Grandmother Appeals for Info on Granddaughter's Death

Oct 21, 2020 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

Grandmother Annie Maples lives with the pain of two sons dying and now suffers more heartache from the death of her granddaughter, Shontisha Marie Rutland. Rutland, 22, of Na.... Read More

Nissan Makes "Face Shields" For RCSO Horses

Jun 25, 2020 at 03:49 pm by Bart

 (L-R photo ID)  Dale Neal and Bob Gray of Nissan, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh, County Commissioner Pettus Read, Deputy Jared Keith, Sgt. James Holloway and Detective Aust.... Read More