CrimeStoppers in Rutherford County and a New App to Turn-In Crime Information

Oct 19, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting.... Read More

Crime of Tree Poaching Increasing

Sep 25, 2021 at 07:06 am by WGNS

With the rising costs of lumber, the crime of tree poaching is increasing. A Pikeville man has pleaded guilty to stealing timber from Bledsoe State Forest.In Ju.... Read More

UPDATE: The 2019 Murder of Terrell Ray in Murfreesboro

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate the August 2, 2019 murder of Terrell Ray. The 30-year-old man was shot and killed outside the Villager Condominiums on Middle Tenne.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro Men Indicted Following Violent Crime Spree Last Summer

Aug 04, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

A federal grand jury last week handed down a 13-count indictment charging three Murfreesboro, Tennessee, men with a variety of serious offenses, stemming from a July 2020 seri.... Read More

TBI Releases Annual Crime Report for Tennessee

Jul 19, 2021 at 04:31 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2020 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by t.... Read More

UPDATE: Tarek Mentouri Arrested on Sex Crimes Indictment

May 16, 2021 at 07:13 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Special Victims Division detectives today arrested Tarek Mentouri, 33, on a grand jury indictment charging him with eight counts of sexual battery, five counts of assa.... Read More

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

COVID-19 Leads to Decrease in Crime on College Campuses in Tennessee

Apr 30, 2021 at 10:08 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and.... Read More

TN Department of Treasury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2021 Media Contact: Shelli King 615-532-8025 Shelli.King@tn.gov Tennessee Treasury Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Ap

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Treasury is joining organizations across the country April 18 - 24 in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week to raise awareness of v.... Read More

Six Persons Indicted on 126 Criminal Counts for Robbing Nashville Latino Families Over a Period of Years

Mar 22, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

A six-person robbery crew linked to 150 holdups of primarily Latino families throughout Nashville between 2017 and 2019 has been indicted by the Davidson County Grand Jury on.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

Surgical Masks Equal Criminals Remaining Anonymous and Blending in More Than Ever

Feb 11, 2021 at 11:45 am by scott

Shoplifting and burglaries are nothing new in Rutherford County, but everyone wearing a mask because of the COVID Pandemic is new, when compared to years past. We asked Murfre.... Read More

Unknown Woman Allegedly Tries to Break Into Detached Garage

Jan 12, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

A woman was caught on camera allegedly attempting to break into a detached garage in Murfreesboro. MPD Detectives now need the public’s help to identify the female.The i.... Read More

Buying Christmas Gifts from Individuals Could Equal an Arrest in Some Cases

Dec 14, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

During the Christmas Season, you may hear about more crime in Rutherford County and throughout the nation. Typically, the crime increases as criminals know they have a better.... Read More

Shoplifting and Theft Typically Increase Around Christmas Season

Dec 02, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

This time of year brings with it an increase of shoplifting. Murfreesboro Police Spokesperson Larry Flowers told WGNS that some thieves have been bold enough to fill a shoppin.... Read More

UPDATE: Possible gun found on Wednesday Could be Tied to April 2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting

Sep 23, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A gun found near a local roadway on Wednesday morning (9/23/20) maybe tied to the shooting that took place on Veterans Parkway this past April, according to an undisclosed sou.... Read More

New K9 for TBI: Electronic Storage Detection Dog

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a specia.... Read More

A look into CRIME, Untold Stories, COVID-19 and More with Guest from MTSU / Host WGNS' Scott Walker

Aug 17, 2020 at 09:10 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE: LIVE and on phone GUEST [BY PHONE]: Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes, director of the Albert Gore Research Center He is the man who has agreed to accept the gift of th.... Read More

A look into CRIME, Untold Stories, COVID-19 and More with Guest from MTSU / Host WGNS' Scott Walker

Aug 17, 2020 at 09:09 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE: LIVE and on phone GUEST [BY PHONE]: Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes, director of the Albert Gore Research Center He is the man who has agreed to accept the gift of th.... Read More