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

UPDATE: Suspect in Rutherford County Sheriff's Office drug investigation speaks out, apologizes

Jul 02, 2022 at 10:45 am by WGNS

  One of several people arrested in a sizable drug case earlier this year in March is speaking out while being held in the jail at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Offi.... Read More

Smyrna Police Arrest Juvenile in Recent Auto Burglaries and Theft of Vehicle Case

Jun 30, 2022 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

A juvenile is facing four felony charges after allegedly breaking into cars and stealing a car Tuesday, according to the Smyrna Police Department. The incident occurred alon.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More

Shelbyville police need help locating man who allegedly fled officers

Jun 28, 2022 at 08:50 pm by WGNS

Shelbyville Police Department officials are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Patrick James Pace. Pace, age 23, of Shelbyville, and a female passenger were.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

UPDATE: One Arrested in Murfreesboro "Shots Fired Call" on Wednesday at Checkers' Drive-In

Jun 23, 2022 at 11:26 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - As it turns out, there’s a lot more to the story regarding a “shots fired call” on Wednesday that was reportedly in the area of th.... Read More

Murfreesboro Men Struggle for Suspects Gun in Nashville Gas Station Incident, Suspect and One Victim Shot

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

One Murfreesboro man was shot in Nashville early Monday morning and a second man, also from Murfreesboro, fired back at the suspect. As a result of the shooting, Metro Polic.... Read More

After a Series of Unusual Pre-Trial Motions, Man Convicted in a Rutherford County DUI Case Appeals Ruling

Jun 21, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) – A Rutherford County arrest made by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper in 2018 that ended with a man being convicted of DUI and possessing.... Read More

Police arrest ‘Rock Burglar’ after attempting to break into another local business (See Video of Arrest)

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Persistent old-fashioned police work by Murfreesboro Police Department officers, detectives, and crime data analysts led to the arrest of th.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

La Vergne Police make arrest, thanks to their license plate reader system

Jun 14, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Another arrest has been made in Rutherford County, thanks to the handy electronic work of a specialized license plate reader. The arrest of two adults, foll.... Read More

US Marshals Make Arrests In Shelbyville

Jun 09, 2022 at 02:13 pm by WGNS

(SHELBYVILLE, TN) In neighboring Shelbyville, TN on Tuesday (6/7/2022), members of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Shelbyville Police Department, and the United S.... Read More