Murfreesboro Police Officers and THP Troopers Make Arrests in Kidnapping, Robbery and Extortion Case

Oct 25, 2022 at 11:23 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) troopers solved an alleged kidnapping, robbery, and extortion case.... 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

Suspect arrested for September fatal shooting in fast-food restaurant parking lot

Oct 21, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives, with assistance from the La Vergne Police Department, arrest a man on T.... Read More

20-Year-Old Rutherford County Man Faces Unlawful Photography Charge

Oct 13, 2022 at 03:06 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Smyrna, TN man on a charge of.... Read More

Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

Oct 13, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the m.... 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

Alcohol is Not the Only Factor in the Climbing Number of DUI Arrests Made in Rutherford County

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY TN) – Last year, Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers made 18,757 DUI arrests statewide, which is a 3.03% increase compared to 2020. In Rutherford.... Read More

Suspect charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder

Sep 28, 2022 at 04:59 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County,  TN) A suspect accused of shooting a Rutherford County man was arrested Wednesday by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives. Suspe.... Read More

Suspect in at least 3-bank robberies captured

Sep 07, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS

(MIDDLE TENNESSEE) In nearby Music City, a suspected serial robbery suspect has been apprehended. According to Nashville Metro Police, Robert Durham was arrested on Dickerson.... 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

La Vergne Police Need Help Locating and Identifying Theft Suspects

Aug 23, 2022 at 06:19 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Officers are asking for help from the community to identify two theft suspects. Authorities released photos captured of the two on Tuesday..... Read More

UPDATE: Stolen Golf Cart Located and Suspect Charged Accordingly

Aug 17, 2022 at 09:59 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the theft of a golf cart that occurred in Smyrna on August 5th. Evidently, the young man allegedly stole the cart from the Smyrna Municipal Golf Course a.... Read More

Smyrna Police Investigating 2-Seperate Cases: Stolen Golf Cart and Amazon Package Theft

Aug 15, 2022 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

In Smyrna, police are trying to determine the identity of a subject who allegedly stole an Amazon package that was delivered to a local business (See photos above). The unknow.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Car burglars on the run after multiple vehicle thefts and firing at MPD

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  No officers were injured when a group of car burglars fired at them during a foot pursuit on West Street Monday morning.  The individual.... Read More

Woman Sought in Ongoing Phone Scam Believed to be Identified

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

In this particular case, a male caller, who reportedly claimed to be with the Sheriff’s Office, told a man that there was an outstanding warrant for his wife and that he.... Read More

Indictment: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office / ATF and Other Agencies Investigate the Theft of 37-Firearms at Gun Stores

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TENNESSEE - A case that involved the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and MTSU Police, among other departments working with the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco.... Read More

UPDATE: Another Human Trafficking Arrest Made in Middle Tennessee

Jul 22, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

  (Middle Tennessee) Another Human Trafficking case in Middle Tennessee has ended with an arrest. This time, Metro Nashville Police arrested 45-year-old Tony Williams, w.... Read More

33.3% of Rutherford County Drivers Involved in Serious Injury or Fatal Accidents This Year were Using Drugs, Alcohol or were Drowsy

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A national survey - conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - reveals many Americans admit to taking one or more potentially impairing medications before getting be.... Read More

72-Year-old told he is not allowed at any Walmart stores - after being caught three times for shoplifting

Jul 07, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Walmart on Rutherford Boulevard fell victim to another suspected shoplifter, but this time the long arm of the law caught the suspect. A loss prevention worker told the arriv.... Read More