Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Adult Detention Center passes inspection with no defects for fourth time

Sep 17, 2020 at 03:19 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

No defects were found after an inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute staff Wednesday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh..... Read More

Rising waters trap 2 men in Snail Shell Cave

Sep 14, 2020 at 09:35 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two men trapped inside Snail Shell Cave with rising waters from heavy rains were rescued Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13 by teams of Rutherford County emergency responders.&nb.... Read More

Royce Taylor to speak at 18th annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:16 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Former U.S. Navy Seal Royce Taylor will be the keynote speaker for the 18th annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 9 a.m., Friday at the Sheriff’s Office’s 9/11 Memor.... Read More
Booze it & Lose it

Deputies working overtime to enforce DUI laws, save lives

Aug 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Twenty-three people died in traffic crashes this year in Rutherford County, five more than last year at this time, a sheriff’s sergeant said. That’s why additiona.... Read More
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Second murder suspect booked into Adult Detention Center

Aug 27, 2020 at 08:07 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A second man accused of killing a Rutherford County man was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Aug. 27, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Offi.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office K-9 Officers

Sheriff's K9s celebrate National Dog Day

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:41 am by Lisa Marchesoni

National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line. The Sheriff's Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deputies and thei.... Read More
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Second suspect charged in Erick Bixler's murder

Aug 18, 2020 at 02:21 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Another suspect was charged with killing a man July 26 at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said Tuesday. Suspect Christopher Lee White, 30, of Hopkinsv.... Read More
Liz "Ebby" Jernigan

Funeral services set for downtown Murfreesboro's 'Granny'

Aug 18, 2020 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Liz "Ebby" Jernigan never met a stranger, said Coordinator E.T. Guice of the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network. SCAN volunteers are mourning at the death of S.... Read More
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Murfreesboro man charged with threatening off-duty Rutherford deputy with handgun

Aug 17, 2020 at 04:18 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Another driver allegedly pointed a handgun at an off-duty Rutherford County Sheriff's deputy as they were traveling Sunday afternoon on Interstate 24 near the Medical Center P.... Read More
A map of Mt. Herman Road

Information needed to identify skeletal remains of woman found off Mt. Herman Road

Aug 14, 2020 at 12:13 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff's detectives hope someone in the community can help identify skeletal remains discovered July 27 in a vacant field off Mt. Herman Road off John Bragg.... Read More