Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford Sheriff's Office investigates interstate shootings

May 12, 2021 at 08:54 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said. In unrelated cases, ano.... Read More

3 Murfreesboro men indicted on allegations include robberies, carjackings, kidnappings & firearms violations

May 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

A federal grand jury last week handed down a 13-count indictment charging three Murfreesboro, Tennessee, men with a variety of serious offenses, stemming from a July 2020 seri.... Read More

Suspect charged with sexual offenses with girls has more possible victims

May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Fifty-three charges of sexual activities involving girls ages 11-14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man Friday after a three-month investigation by a Rutherford County Sheri.... 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 SROs fund five scholarships for seniors

May 06, 2021 at 04:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Five Rutherford County Schools’ seniors each earned $450 scholarships from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers.      &nb.... 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

Dispose of unused medicine Saturday at the Rutherford Sheriff's Office

Apr 22, 2021 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

 Old and unused medicines, liquid medicines and a small amount of needles may be brought to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for safe disposal Saturday. Depu.... Read More

Road rage shooting reported Monday on I-24

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:42 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A man escaped injury when another driver fired two bullets into his car Monday morning on Interstate 24 near Smyrna, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said. Drive.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Blackman-area drive-by injures 63-year-old Murfreesboro man

Mar 23, 2021 at 11:02 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said. The 63-year-.... Read More