Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

TBI: Reported hate crimes drop by 36% in 2019

Jul 07, 2020 at 10:30 am by Michelle Willard

Reported bias-motivated crimes in Tennessee took a sharp fall in 2019 after seeing a minor increase in 2018, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's annual Tenn.... Read More

Nine people die in traffic crashes in June in county

Jul 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Nine people lost their lives in traffic crashes in June in Rutherford County, making officers fear more people will die in deadly crashes this year than usual, a sheriff's ser.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol horses

Nissan employees craft shields for Sheriff's Mounted Patrol horses

Jun 26, 2020 at 09:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Sheriff's Mounted Patrol horse Randy appeared curious when Nissan quality manager Bob Gray and trim and chassis supervisor Neal White attached a protective face shield on his.... Read More
School Resource Officer Sgt. Bill West with a student

One of the first School Resource Officers retires from Rutherford Schools

Jun 23, 2020 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

School Resource Officer Sgt. Bill West is passionate about school safety and building better understanding between students and law enforcement. "The bottom line is we are th.... Read More
Battle of the Badges

Give blood, get tested for COVID-19 antibodies Wednesday at the Rutherford Sheriff's Office

Jun 22, 2020 at 11:32 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Eighty-one people will receive the gift of life because Sheriff's Office employees and families, an MTSU Police detective and community residents donated blood June 10 during.... Read More
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Parents charged with aggravated child abuse of 2-month-old son

Jun 10, 2020 at 10:41 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Parents of a 2-month-old son were indicted for aggravated child abuse, neglect and endangerment charges after he suffered more than 10 fractures, a Rutherford County Sheriff's.... Read More

Three men charged with killing Smyrna man Monday

Jun 09, 2020 at 11:57 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Three men were charged with killing a Smyrna resident Monday off Corner Drive, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said. Victim Thein Win, 23, died about 10 a.m. Monday i.... Read More
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Driver killed in his car Monday in Smyrna after reported shooting

Jun 08, 2020 at 01:30 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

One driver died inside his car after an apparent shooting about 10 a.m. Monday off Corner Drive near Smyrna, a Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisor said. The man has not be.... Read More

7 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Adult Detention Center

May 26, 2020 at 11:41 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Seven inmates who live in one housing area tested positive for COVID-19 at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, Deputy Chief Chris Fly said Monday. “We have se.... Read More

Contract kitchen worker and inmate test positive for COVID-19 at Adult Detention Center

May 20, 2020 at 01:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A contract kitchen worker at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center was admitted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for an unknown reason but tested positive for the CO.... Read More