Sheriff's Office

Retirement Celebration Honors Rosie Faulk's 24-Year Dedication to Sheriff's Office

Feb 22, 2024 at 04:26 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Administrative Supervisor Rosie Faulk was honored for her 24-1/2 years of dedicated service to the Sheriff’s Office during her retirement ceremon.... Read More

3 Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputies Earn Tennessee Highway Safety Office Awards

Dec 06, 2023 at 05:08 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Three Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earned awards Wednesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s Middle Tennessee Region. Cpl.... Read More

Arrest Made in Two Longview Drive Car Fires in the Smyrna, TN Area

Nov 17, 2023 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – Investigators with the Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office have charged a juvenile with multiple counts in reference to two separate.... Read More

Rutherford County District Attorney's Show - A look at Current Cold Cases, Court Cases and More

Nov 03, 2023 at 09:00 am by Producer

On Friday. WGNS visited with the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office. On today's program, host J. Paul Newman covered information that focused on three cold case murd.... Read More

"Pancake" helps PTO Raise Funds for Lascassas Cares

Oct 25, 2023 at 06:20 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County SRO Chad Dodson’s English bulldog stuffed animal Pancake offered his image to T-shirts to raise money for the PTO’s sponsorship of Lascassas Ca.... Read More

Christiana Hayride Hit by Motorist on Saturday Night - No Injuries

Oct 23, 2023 at 07:16 am by WGNS News

It was quite the scare this past Saturday night for those enjoying a hayride on Barfield Crescent Road at Adcock Road. According to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, a.... Read More

Drug Take Back Events in Rutherford County this Month

Oct 20, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Drug Take Back events are taking place later this month in Murfreesboro and Smyrna. Middle Point Landfill General Manager *Mike Classen told WG.... Read More

More Details Released: Attempted Murder by Fire at Homeless Camp in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2023 at 10:35 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – WGNS has more details on an attempted murder that occurred earlier this month in Murfreesboro. According to police, officers were called to a &ldquo.... Read More

Over 15-Pounds of Methamphetamine Seized, Suspect Flees Area During Trial

Oct 09, 2023 at 09:52 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN – A man who was pulled over with a little more than 15-pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine has been convicted in a Rutherford County Sherif.... Read More

Man Charged with the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Girlfriend in Murfreesboro

Oct 04, 2023 at 06:18 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A 56-year-old man allegedly tried to kill his girlfriend this past Sunday in Murfreesboro. The suspect, identified as Charles Robert Hirsch, poured a flamma.... Read More

Unknown Subject Steals Trailer in Broad Daylight on 231 South

Sep 19, 2023 at 07:34 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In Christiana, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office was recently dispatched to a local address after an unknown subject helped himself to someo.... Read More

Two Arrested in Warren County Attempt to Commit Homicide Case

Sep 19, 2023 at 07:27 am by WGNS News

UPDATED - WARREN COUNTY, TN - On Monday morning, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office told area residents that authorities were on the lookout for two subjects believ.... 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

Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro this Friday

Aug 29, 2023 at 06:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will sponsor a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m. to midnight this Friday at 550 S. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro.... Read More

Drug Trafficking Investigation in Warren County Nets 20+ Arrests

Aug 28, 2023 at 02:32 pm by WGNS News

WARREN COUNTY, TN - Earlier this month in nearby Warren County, a long list of suspects were arrested after a series of arrest warrants were executed by the Warren County Sh.... Read More

Caitlyn Miller Charged With DUI and Drugs in School Zone

Aug 27, 2023 at 05:27 pm by WGNS

(CHRISTIANA, TN) A Rutherford County woman who crashed in the Christiana Elementary and Christiana Middle Schools’ zone Thursday (8/24/2023) was charged with DUI an.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Smyrna Area on Tuesday Morning

Aug 17, 2023 at 06:36 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - No one was injured in a drive-by shooting that occurred in Rutherford County earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the drive-by took place.... Read More

Former Rutherford Co. Corrections Officer Charged with Sexual Battery Against a Juvenile

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:37 pm by WGNS News

  CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into allegations of sexual battery against a juvenile has resu.... Read More

Bivens Hill Rd Dump Truck Accident on Wednesday

Jul 19, 2023 at 04:30 pm by WGNS News

A dump truck hauling wood chips on Bivens Hill Road overturned on Wednesday. Upon crashing, the truck caused a utility pole to break earlier during the afternoon hours. T.... Read More

Former Head of YMCA in Murfreesboro Sentenced to 11-Years in Prison

Jul 17, 2023 at 03:21 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – WGNS has more news on a Rutherford County man who was charged with multiple counts of rape - - the same man who once headed the.... Read More