Sheriff's Office

Female Allegedly Held Captive for 3-Days, Resulting in Suspect Being Charged with Rape and Kidnapping

Nov 29, 2022 at 01:24 pm by WGNS News

(WARREN COUNTY, TN) In nearby Warren County, a man was charged with kidnapping and rape after allegedly holding a woman captive for three daysm according to Sheriff Jacki.... Read More

Exchange Club Officer of the Year for the Sheriff's Office

Nov 17, 2022 at 10:45 am by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Deputy Nathan Smith was honored Wednesday as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Officer of the Year for the Exchange Club. Cl.... Read More

242 Citations for Driving Offenses this Past Week During Second "Operation Fall Brakes"

Nov 15, 2022 at 07:13 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Citations were issued to drivers on 242 driving offenses during the second “Operation Fall Brakes” enforcement and education event last W.... 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

Arrest Made After Sunday Auto Accident on I-840 Near Rutherford / Williamson County Line

Oct 31, 2022 at 12:47 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD / WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN) There was a serious auto accident near the Rutherford / Williamson County line around 5:45 Sunday evening on I-840. The wreck highlights t.... Read More

Suspect charged with public indecency in Walter Hill Investigation

Oct 24, 2022 at 08:22 pm by WGNS News

(Walter Hill Community) The man who was accused of exposing himself to two girls in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County has been arrested. According to the Rutherford Co.... Read More

Operation Fall Brakes to enforce aggressive driving

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

 Dramatic increases of drivers committing road rage and aggressive driving on Interstate 24 prompted “Operation Fall Brakes,” an enforcement and education eff.... Read More

Virginia man charged with making threats at Smyrna High School

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:21 pm by WGNS News

Making threats against Smyrna High School resulted in the arrest of a Virginia man Tuesday, Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Chuck Barnes said. Suspect Bobby Shabazz Cole of Roan.... Read More

UPDATE: Christiana Murder Suspect Accused of Killing Neighbor to Appear in Court Next Month

Oct 10, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has an update regarding a murder investigation that is under the direction of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. According to.... Read More

Rutherford County SCAN Program at Sheriff’s Office Presented Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Caring for Rutherford County senior citizens earned the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network volunteers a Sage Award this past Monday fr.... Read More

Helping others by golfing with the Rutherford County School Resource Officers

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:30 pm by WGNS News

Golfers braved the rain to raise funds for Rutherford County School Resource Officers to sponsor a spring event for special needs’ students in Rutherford County School.... Read More

Help others by golfing! The Rutherford County School Resource Officers Golf Tournament

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:31 pm by WGNS News

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) If you enjoy a good game of golf, then you should consider playing a round to help special needs' school students in our community. Right.... Read More

DRUNK DRIVERS: Booze It & Lose It Enforcement Continues This Month in Rutherford County

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The long running Booze It & Lose It campaign continues throughout Tennessee and Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies are working overtime to.... Read More

UPDATE: Accident on Interstate 24 at S. Church Street Exit

Sep 15, 2022 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

All lanes of I-24 reopened around 10:45 Thursday morning after the Tennessee Highway Patrol shut down the roadway due to an accident. As originally reported, the wreck occurr.... Read More

State Farm and the BEP Foundation Donate to Enhance Teen Driving in Rutherford County

Sep 13, 2022 at 11:56 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County teens will have enhanced driver’s training by school resource officers after a donation by the Business Education Partnership Foundation and State Farm.... Read More

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers Alert - Have you seen this subject?

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The MTSU Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a person of interest in a burglary at the Stephen B. Smith Clubhouse at.... Read More

We Will Never Forget!

Sep 11, 2022 at 09:56 am by WGNS

(Deason, TN) "WE WILL NEVER FORGET" was the unifying slogan born from September 11, 2001 when an attack on America started with two aircraft hitting the World Trade Center, al.... Read More

Fire & Rescue and Sheriff's Office Arrest Man for Multiple Charges Following Labor Day Domestic Disturbance Call

Sep 06, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN -- Rutherford County Fire Rescue's (RCFR) Fire Marshal's Office and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) arrested Kenneth Gibbs, 42, of Rutherfo.... Read More

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Wednesday Shooting on Molloy Lane in Murfreesboro

Sep 02, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Arrest made in Wednesday’s Molloy Lane Shooting MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to 1501 Molloy Lane in reference to a shootin.... Read More

One man shot in Molloy Lane parking lot, off the New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro

Aug 31, 2022 at 11:24 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to 1501 Molloy Lane in reference to reports of a shooting at 4:13 am, Wednesday, August 31. According to Pu.... Read More