Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

North Carolina woman accused of sex crimes relating to 15-year-old

Jul 26, 2021 at 03:09 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A North Carolina woman was charged with three sexual-related charges of a 15-year-old Rutherford County juvenile she met online, a sheriff’s detective said. Christie Wi.... Read More
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2 Rutherford County men charged in fentanyl-related overdose death

Jul 26, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

A multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional investigation by the HIDTA Overdose Death Task Force has resulted in the indictment of two Rutherford County men, in connection to the dru.... Read More

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmate dies at hospital after fight

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:20 am by Lisa Marchesoni 3

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

Bethpage man runs across I-24 to avoid drug charges from Rutherford County Sheriff

Jul 07, 2021 at 01:35 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A passenger allegedly carrying illegal drugs jumped from a car during a traffic stop, dropped a handgun and retrieved it while darting across Interstate 24, a Rutherford Count.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Citizen Academy

Sign up now for the Rutherford Sheriff's Citizen Academy

Jul 02, 2021 at 08:07 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Residents may learn about the daily activities of the law enforcement and corrections during the free Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. Some of the topics covered in the clas.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's deputies hope to stop drag racing, road rage incidents on I-24

Jul 01, 2021 at 01:39 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies hope increased enforcement on Interstate 24 will reduce the number of road rage situations and save lives this year, a sheriff&rsquo.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff’s K9 Deputy Richard Tidwell and bloodhound Fred

Endangered girl hugs Sheriff's K9 Fred for locating her in DeKalb County

Jun 28, 2021 at 11:31 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A missing and endangered 6-year-old girl hugged Rutherford County Sheriff’s bloodhound Fred after he rescued her Friday in DeKalb County, said Fred’s handler, K9 D.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's Office seizes 15.7 pounds of fentanyl

Jun 16, 2021 at 03:54 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

About 15.7 pounds of the deadly drug fentanyl were seized Wednesday after four search warrants were drafted by a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective assigned to the Dr.... Read More

Sheriff's employees' children earn Tennessee Sheriffs' Association scholarships

Jun 16, 2021 at 03:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Seven children of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employees each earned $500 scholarships from the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh prese.... Read More

Decherd Police officer arrested after road rage case on Interstate 24

Jun 15, 2021 at 02:54 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More