Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Murder suspect turns self in to Rutherford Sheriff

Aug 12, 2020 at 06:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A suspect accused of murdering a Rutherford County resident turned himself in about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. Suspect Christopher Hawk.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff: Kentucky man wanted in connect to July killing of local man

Aug 12, 2020 at 01:30 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Warrants were obtained for a suspect accused of killing a Rutherford County man July 26 at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said.  Suspect Christopher H.... Read More

Who is the John Doe found in La Vergne in 1978?

Jul 31, 2020 at 10:26 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Many families still wonder what happened to missing relatives, even if they haven't heard any news for 42 years.  One missing relative could be the man whose body was fo.... Read More
Human remains found near Mt. Herman Road

Human remains found near Mt. Herman Road

Jul 28, 2020 at 11:24 am by Lisa Marchesoni 2

Investigators are recovering human skeletal remains found Monday evening in a field off Mount Herman Road in the Kittrell community, a Rutherford County Sheriff's captain said.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office rescue team and K-9

Rutherford Sheriff's rescue teams locate missing 83-year-old woman

Jul 28, 2020 at 11:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Teams of Rutherford County rescuers and a Murfreesboro Police officer and her K-9 partner located a missing 83-year-old woman just in the nick of time Monday afternoon. Graci.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's detectives investigate murder on Asbury Lane

Jul 28, 2020 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a man found late Sunday at his residence, supervisors said Monday. Erick Bixler, 45, of Asbury Lane was.... Read More

$26K reward offered for information on April shooting of Tesla driver

Jul 22, 2020 at 02:43 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rewards increased to $26,000 for information about the person who shot a Murfreesboro business woman driving her Tesla April 23 on Veterans Parkway, a Rutherford County Sherif.... Read More
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