Police shut down drug operation at a local hotel; two people arrested also wanted for questioning in an East Tennessee homicide

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigation Division narcotics detectives arrest a man and woman at a Murfreesboro hotel on dru.... Read More

Teen Arrested Following Pursuit of Stolen Car That Ends in Rutherford County

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Following a police pursuit that started in Nashville and ended in Rutherford County, an 18-year-old driving what was believed to be a stolen car, was arrested by authorities.... Read More

Manchester woman charged with child, animal abuse after ‘deplorable’ living conditions found

Mar 09, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

A Manchester, TN woman is behind bars and facing multiple charges that include abuse of children, animals and a vulnerable adult.The charges were filed east of Murfreesboro in.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Sentenced 30-years for 2016 Sex-Trafficking of 12-year-old who was Rescued in Franklin, TN

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A man who was arrested at a Franklin, Tennessee hotel with a 12-year-old girl he was reportedly trafficking for sex in 2016, has finally been sentenced. 42-Year-old Ta.... Read More

Aggravated Statutory Rape Suspect Pleads GUILTY in Murfreesboro

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:56 am by WGNS

A 31-year-old man arrested on charges of rape in 2021, has been convicted in Murfreesboro.Prior to his arrest, Billy Frank Savage was said to be on the run for over a year, af.... Read More

UPDATE: Around $25,000 in Cocaine Seized in Rutherford County Sheriff's Investigation

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more information on a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office investigation that led to the confiscation of about $25,000 worth of cocaine on.... Read More

UPDATE on Police Pursuit that Started in Rutherford County and Ended Just Over the Davidson County Line

Feb 23, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: More news on the police pursuit that started in Rutherford County this past Saturday night.The pursuit unfolded when a LaVergne Police Officer tried to pull over an In.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Police Department arrest Smyrna resident charged with second degree murder

Feb 21, 2022 at 01:39 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tennessee— The Smyrna Police Department has arrested and charged a woman with second degree murder. SPD detectives arrested Kristen Tweed of Smyrna, TN, on cha.... Read More

Man suspected of robberies in Coffee, surrounding counties has been arrested

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

A man who was wanted for several alleged robberies in nearby communities has been caught.The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has charged 41-Rodney C. Gilliam of.... Read More
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Mother, son arrested after detectives seize drugs, guns, and money

Feb 17, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – A mother and son were arrested on drug and firearms charges after members of the Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigations Divisi.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

Smyrna Police investigating forged prescription and separate credit card fraud cases

Feb 15, 2022 at 10:09 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, police are working on two different open cases that they need the public’s help on.The first case involves an unknown culprit who allegedly tried to pass off.... Read More

Looking Back: Caliber Collision employees aid in the capture of an inmate escapee

Feb 11, 2022 at 09:41 am by WGNS

In a recap to a story, you heard first on WGNS about a Benton County inmate who escaped while being transported to another county, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.... Read More

Florida woman arrested after allegedly locking herself inside a Buddhist Temple on Barfield-Crescent Road

Feb 10, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s deputies charged a Florida woman with burglary after she allegedly threatened a deputy and locked herself inside the Wat Amphawan of America Buddhist Temple We.... Read More

Former student accused of bringing gun to Riverdale basketball game - loaded gun recovered by SRO's

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County School Resource Officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday (Feb. 8,.... Read More

TBI: Multi-Agency Human Trafficking Operation in Sumner County Resulted in Arrests of 13 Men

Feb 09, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

An undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Hendersonville Police Department, Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Invest.... Read More

LSD, Mushrooms and Ecstasy Recovered in a Murfreesboro Police Undercover Sting

Feb 08, 2022 at 01:38 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  In an undercover operation headed by the Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigation Narcotics Unit,  authorities.... Read More

Man arrested for multiple vehicle thefts and break-ins in Murfreesboro

Feb 04, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) On Thursday evening (2/3/2022) Murfreesboro Police found a man wanted for questioning with several auto theft and burglary charges. Brett Smith was asleep.... Read More

Human Trafficking Operation Nets 9-Arrests

Jan 24, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

Several women were rescued and referred to a program to change their lives during an undercover Human Trafficking Operation in West Tennessee. The females, whose true address.... Read More

Man Arrested--All Clear In Smyrna

Jan 24, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA TN) A man was arrested around 11:30AM Monday morning (1/24/2022) on Odom Court in Smyrna in connection with this past weekend's death of Robertson County Deputy Savann.... Read More