Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmate dies at hospital after fight

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:20 am by Lisa Marchesoni 2

One inmate at the Rutherford County Detention Center died Sunday at a Nashville hospital after being involved in a fight with another inmate Saturday, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh sa.... Read More
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Corrections officers spend career locked in caring for inmates

May 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

They are locked in a secure facility with inmates charged with various crimes ranging from theft to murder for 40 hours every week. They serve as medics, counselors and caregi.... Read More

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earns recertification

May 04, 2021 at 11:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earned state certification for the fifth time in five years. Tennessee Corrections Institute staff inspected the facility last month.... Read More
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Detention Center staff stops escape plan

Apr 26, 2021 at 02:39 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center deputies took immediate action to prevent a potential escape plan discussed by inmates Saturday, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said. The indi.... Read More

Rutherford County jail escapee sentenced for 2017-2018 crime spree

Oct 05, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Voice Wire

Two Tennessee men responsible for a violent crime spree in the mid-state during December 2017 and January 2018, have been sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms, announced.... Read More
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Inmate visitation reopens at Adult Detention Center

May 06, 2020 at 02:42 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center will open video visitation for visits with inmates Monday, said Jail Administrator Chris Fly. Family and friends must schedule a visi.... Read More