Rutherford County SRO Earns National Award for DRIVE Program

Jun 03, 2024 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Dodson, who serves as a school resource officer, was named the recipient of the 2024 "Innovation in the C.... Read More

Rutherford County Deputy to Receive National Innovation Award

May 28, 2024 at 06:14 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) and the National Road Safety Foundation announced that they will present their&n.... Read More

U.S. CAPITOL: Bedford County Man / Former Sherriff’s Deputy Found Guilty of Assaulting Downed Police Officer

Oct 16, 2023 at 06:55 am by WGNS News

WASHINGTON – A Bedford County man who once worked for the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, was found guilty of five felony charges on October 11th in Washington,.... Read More

Beware of Scam with Callers Posing as Sheriff’s Deputies

Sep 05, 2023 at 10:35 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A Rutherford County resident received a voice mail on her cellphone with a 615-area code number from someone posing as Sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Ho.... 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

Coffee Co. Deputy Charged with DUI and Possession of Handgun While Under the Influence

Feb 24, 2023 at 06:39 pm by WGNS News

Manchester, TN - On Thursday, a Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested on a DUI charge. The arrest came after coworkers reported that Deputy Eric Nunley appear.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Earns NAACP Hero Award

Jan 30, 2023 at 04:27 pm by WGNS News

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy who saved a gunshot victim’s life was honored Saturday by the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP. Deputy Nathan Smith earne.... Read More
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Celebrating Colt’s ‘best day ever’ - 7-Year-old is Cancer Free!

Apr 05, 2022 at 09:49 am by WGNS

A young man by the name of Colt Stanfield recently celebrated what he called the “best day ever.”7-Year-old Colt, son of Jeremy and Brittany Stanfield, is now offi.... Read More

Training future deputies in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Training future deputies is one of the goals that the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has with a special program geared towards teens and young adults. Youths ages 14 to.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

Subject reportedly steals leaf blower, weed eater and ladder from the storage shed of a Rutherford County home

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:38 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft case that involves a man who reportedly broke into a storage shed on February 3, 2022. The incident occur.... Read More

Services for a Robertson County Sheriff's Deputy who was Reportedly Murdered by Smyrna Man, were held this past Saturday

Feb 01, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Deputy who was reportedly murdered by a suspect who was captured in Rutherford County has been laid to rest.You may recall hearing about t.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Man Arrested and Charged With Murdering Robertson County Deputy

Jan 25, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Smyrna man in connection to the death of a deputy from the Robertson C.... Read More

Man Arrested--All Clear In Smyrna

Jan 24, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA TN) A man was arrested around 11:30AM Monday morning (1/24/2022) on Odom Court in Smyrna in connection with this past weekend's death of Robertson County Deputy Savann.... Read More

5-New Rutherford County Deputies

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Five new Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies completed six weeks of training to work at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.New deputies are Javosia Beard, Felicia Poo.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Fired

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job, due to a conduct violation.Sheriff’s spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni told WGNS NEWS, “The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

TBI: Former Williamson County Deputy accused of mishandling information in rape case to potentially benefit friend

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investiga.... Read More

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Sep 01, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will be the keynote speaker for the Rutherford County Sheriff’s 20th annual 9-11.... Read More