UPDATE: Shoplifting Incidents Continue to Increase in Murfreesboro and Throughout Middle Tennessee

Jul 13, 2021 at 07:28 am by WGNS

Shoplifting continues to grow as our community grows. Murfreesboro Police Lt. Clayton Williams stated…   Rutherford County stores are not the only ones being hit.... Read More

Suspect in Credit Card Fraud Wanted by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Jul 12, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is on the search for a man accused of credit card fraud.Detectives released photos of the suspect accused of fraudulently using a.... Read More

18-Men Arrested in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accu.... Read More

Friday MPD Pursuit Ends In Crash

Jul 09, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) On Friday morning (7/9/2021) Murfreesboro Police were in pursuit of an auto burglary suspect, when the armed suspect crashed. The man reportedly shot himself a.... Read More

Williamson County Man Arrested on Child Sex Crime Charges - Children Rescued

Jul 08, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

A 71-year-old Spring Hill man is behind bars after he was indicted for multiple child sex crimes. Authorities with the Williamson County Internet Crimes Against Children Tas.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Makes Large Drug Arrest After Incident on I-24

Jul 07, 2021 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

A passenger allegedly carrying illegal drugs jumped from a car during a traffic stop, dropped a handgun and retrieved it while darting across Interstate 24, a Rutherford Count.... Read More

2018 Murder Suspect to Face Courts in September of This Year

Jul 05, 2021 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The man believed to be responsible for the 2018 death of Dylan Biddle Jr will appear before Judge Barry Tidwell on September 8th of this year.Rutherford County District Atto.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrest in Large Quantity Meth / Cocaine Case

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Agency have arrested a man accused of.... Read More

3 of 17 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation from Rutherford County

Jun 28, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Three Rutherford County men have been arrested during a two day undercover operation by Metro Nashville Police - Human Trafficking detectives.  The TBI and Home.... Read More

Unknown Man Allegedly Steals Cash from Bank Deposit Bag at Murfreesboro Business

Jun 28, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are asking the community to Be On the Lookout for a subject who detectives say stole money bag.The unknown man who was captured on a surveillance camera al.... Read More

Arrest Made in Alleged Facebook Marketplace Scam

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

An arrest has been made in the Facebook Marketplace scam that WGNS told you about late last week. The scam involved a man who was allegedly targeting Middle Tennesseans who.... Read More

UPDATE: MPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives charge second man in March homicide

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three months after a violent murder on S. University and Sevier Streets, a second man has been charged.Dimetrius Raymond Ford, 28, will be served w.... Read More

The Rising Concern of Fentanyl in Street Drugs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Illegal drug use continues to plague communities like Murfreesboro and the numbers look to only be increasing.One of the many drugs used on the street is fentanyl, which h.... Read More

UPDATE: Major Fentanyl Seizure - 15.7 Pounds - Enough to Potentially Kill Over 3.5-Million People

Jun 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

About 15.7 pounds of the deadly drug fentanyl were seized Wednesday after four search warrants were drafted by a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective assigned to the Dr.... Read More

Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Former Winchester Police Officer Indicted on SIX Counts of Rape

Jun 14, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

About 50-miles down the road from Murfreesboro in the quiet town of Winchester, Tennessee, a former police officer has been arrested on multiple rape charges.Former Winchester.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Nearby Antioch Man Arrested - Accused of Having Childlike Sex Dolls

Jun 05, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of posse.... Read More

Major TBI Drug Arrest

May 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

A major drug arrest has been made by the TBI just over the Rutherford County line in Davidson County.As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, special agents with the Dr.... Read More

Metro Nashville Police Believe Subject Previously Convicted in 2000 Murder Case is INNOCENT

May 26, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

A murder case in Nashville is receiving a lot of attention after the Metro Police Department released new information that the man who was originally convicted in the vic.... Read More