Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center

Gun recovered at Riverdale High School basketball game

Feb 10, 2022 at 10:37 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

 School resource officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday at the school, said.... 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 3

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

Premature baby hospitalized after mother gives birth in jail

Sep 25, 2019 at 09:52 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A mother and her premature baby were hospitalized after she delivered the infant Tuesday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.  "T.... Read More
Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center

MPD: Juvenile escaped Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center

Apr 11, 2019 at 03:10 pm by Voice Wire

A 16-year old black male escaped from the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center around 1:42 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release. It is believed the juvenile sto.... Read More