Crime & Courts

Rutherford Work Center Director Bill Cope donates historical document to Alcatraz East

Rutherford Work Center Director Bill Cope donates historical document to Alcatraz East

Nov 11, 2019 at 11:11 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County Correctional Work Center Director Bill Cope has an interesting hobby. He collects rare books, signed art, ephemera, coffee mugs and other unique artifacts..... Read More

Week in Ketron: Kelsey Ketron is in the clink

Nov 05, 2019 at 08:37 am by Michelle Willard 1

Last time we left off with our illustrious mayor, he was in the midst of a fraud investigation into his family-owned insurance agency, fielding questions about how he spent ca.... Read More
19 Days of Activism

19 Days of Activism: Child sex trafficking preys on the vulnerable

Nov 02, 2019 at 09:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

Editor’s note: This is part of a series for the 19 Days of Activism Campaign sponsored by the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. By Detective Andr.... Read More

Rutherford County human trafficking sting nabs 16 men

Oct 28, 2019 at 02:15 pm by Voice Wire

SMYRNA – A two-day, undercover operation by several law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrests of 16 men accused of seeking illicit sex from minors. Over a tw.... Read More
Missing persons

Have you seen Prevo Clark or David Sturgis?

Oct 25, 2019 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire

On Oct. 22, Prevo Larry Clark was reported missing by a family member. The family has not heard from him since Oct. 10. Clark was released from the Rutherford County Adult De.... Read More

Seven suspects charged in national domestic violence sweep

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Seven suspects wanted for domestic assault and related crimes in Rutherford County were arrested Wednesday during a nationwide sweep, a Rutherford County Sheriff's captain sai.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Murfreesboro Police: BB gun-wielding robber nabbed

Oct 23, 2019 at 03:59 pm by Voice Wire

A man who has been robbing stores along Memorial Blvd. over the past week and a half has been arrested. Mark Longmire, Jr., 29, is accused of robbing the following businesses.... Read More
Tennessee Criminal Court of Appeals

Tennessee Appeals Court overturns 2016 rape convictions of 2 Murfreesboro men

Oct 23, 2019 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

One of the most interesting things about criminal law in Tennessee is the strict rules our state has against rape and sexual assault. For example, inserting anything int.... Read More
Sam's Club jewelry heist

Burglars snatch $147K in jewelry from Sam's Club

Oct 22, 2019 at 02:15 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Detectives are trying to track down the men who allegedly pulled off high-dollar jewelry heists at Sam's Clubs from Tennessee to Illinois, including one in.... Read More

La Vergne man charged with solicitation of a minor

Oct 11, 2019 at 03:08 pm by Voice Wire

An investigation by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Special Agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a La Vergne man..... Read More

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