A Lebanon woman is expressing concerns about the Wilson County Jail’s mental health policies after an inmate’s suicide attempt on Friday left him on life support and declared brain dead.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Caleb D. Jordan, 19, of Mt. Juliet, was charged Saturday with attempted production of child pornography and transportation of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Jordan was arrested by federal and state law enforcement agents after a f…
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
A Watertown man was arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a child under the age of 10 and is currently being held in the Wilson County Jail.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Phone scammers have a long history and a large playbook, but with COVID-19 concerns heightened and stimulus checks going out to individuals, law enforcement officials are looking out for new tricks.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The Wilson County Jail’s inmate population is down an estimated 26% from this time last month as the department works to prevent COVID-19 from spreading inside.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Two Mt. Juliet men and a 17-year-old were arrested Friday in connection with a shooting on Lake Haven Drive that left one victim wounded.
The Mt. Juliet Police Department is continuing a search for two escaped suspects, likely juveniles, in connection with a carjacking incident as of Monday.
Last week, Mt. Juliet’s new law enforcement program, Guardian Shield, demonstrated once more how its value on the streets is worth the taxpayer dollars spent to institute it.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
A Lebanon woman was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in connection with a Florida homicide case after the Lebanon Police Department found a dead body in the trunk of her car last month.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested Sunday after allegedly impersonating a law enforcement officer to conduct traffic stops near Lebanon’s Walmart.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Florida homicide suspect Courtney Dawn Gibson, 27, turned herself in to local authorities after the Lebanon Police Department found a dead body in the trunk of her car on Wednesday.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Lebanon attorneys Melanie Bean and Frank Lannom successfully argued to overturn a life sentence for a Chattanooga man during a retrial of a 1981 cold case murder.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Car burglaries continue to plague Mt. Juliet with two neighborhoods reporting break-ins over the weekend, but police point out that the rate of occurrence is decreasing.
A Lebanon man charged with mailing death threats to several elected officials was released from the Wilson County Jail on bond Monday and will be monitored until his March 30 court date.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
A Lebanon man was arrested on terrorism charges after allegedly sending threatening letters to several elected officials.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into the 2019 death of a Trousdale Turner Correctional Center inmate has resulted in his former cellmate being charged with second degree murder, according to a news release.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
A Mt. Juliet resident was indicted on first-degree murder charges Thursday in connection with the death of Scotty Ray Damon, a Mt. Juliet man who was last seen in Lebanon before his body was found in the Tennessee River.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The Mt. Juliet Police Department arrested a wanted, convicted felon on Tuesday after he allegedly stole an SUV and drove it into a local residence.
The Lebanon/Wilson County Task Force arrested a suspected fentanyl dealer during a drug bust on Tuesday, which turned up nearly 20 ounces of various substances.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Two Lebanon residents were arrested during a drug bust Thursday after allegedly trafficking heroin, opioid and narcotics in the area.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
All charges against Wilson County Circuit Court Clerk Debbie Moss stemming from a September 2019 incident were dropped at a general sessions court hearing Friday.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020
The Lebanon Police Department responded Thursday to reports of shots fired at Smoothie King, and two people with gunshot wounds were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Lebanon Police Department is investigating an incident involving a dead body found at WoodSpring Suites on Tuesday evening.