Crime & Courts

UPDATE: Amber Alert victim rescued by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies and Murfreesboro Police

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:28 am by Voice Wire

Amber Alert victim Riley Bockes, 3, of Sanford, N.C., eats pizza with deputies after she was rescued unharmed Wednesday in Murfreesboro. She was with her father, Brent, who f.... Read More
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Murfreesboro man charged after girlfriend dies from fall from car

Dec 25, 2021 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire

  A Murfreesboro man is in custody after his girlfriend fell off the trunk of his car, hitting her head on the pavement on Thursday, Dec. 23. Andre Tate, 22, is charged.... Read More
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Rutherford County settles kids-in-jail class action for $6M

Dec 21, 2021 at 09:46 am by Michelle Willard 2

More than 2,000 children have avoided jail since an injunction was filed preventing Rutherford County Juvenile Judge Donna Scott Davenport from locking up children, an at.... Read More
A man, wearing a black shirt with green or gray Under Armor shirt underneath, black hat, black face mask and jeans, handed a teller a note demanding money Monday afternoon, Dec. 13 at the Fir

Bank robber on the run after holding up First Horizon Bank on Cason Lane

Dec 13, 2021 at 04:15 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating a strong-armed robbery Monday afternoon, Dec. 13 at the First Horizon Bank. The bank robber is still on.... Read More
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3 people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other related charges

Dec 09, 2021 at 09:41 am by Voice Wire

A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 death of a Murfreesboro man. Walter &.... Read More
Allen Clark was taken into custody by Murfreesboro Police after a short foot pursuit. (Submitted)

Murfreesboro PD nab reported bank robber minutes after the robbery

Dec 06, 2021 at 04:30 pm by Voice Wire

A detailed description from bank tellers and witnesses, helped Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest a bank robber minutes after he robbed the Pinnacle Bank on Monday.... Read More

4 residents escape injury after drive-by in Murfreesboro

Dec 06, 2021 at 02:15 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are searching for the person or persons who riddled a house with bullets, endangering four people, including a three and a 12-y.... Read More
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Family seeks answers to loved one's death

Dec 06, 2021 at 10:59 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Shontisha Marie Rutland’s family will spend another holiday season without knowing the circumstances of her death in the summer of 2020.     &nb.... Read More

Pastor accused of sex crimes completes suicide during break from trial

Dec 02, 2021 at 04:36 pm by Voice Wire

The man found dead in a parking garage Thursday morning in Murfreesboro has been identified as David Rowan. Rowan appears to have died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.... Read More
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Murfreesboro man arrested in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

Dec 02, 2021 at 09:46 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Murfreesboro man for the shooting death of his former girlfriend on Wednesday, Dec..... Read More