Rutherford County Deputy Carol Stafford received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Beyond the Traffic Stop award.

Rutherford Sheriff's Deputy earns state 'Beyond the Traffic Stop' award

Jan 15, 2021 at 09:11 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award. Deputy Carol Stafford earn.... Read More

Missing Rutherford County woman with dementia found safely

Jan 13, 2021 at 01:19 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A missing Rutherford County woman with dementia was found unharmed this morning in Wilson County, a sheriff’s supervisor said. Deborah Alsup, 67, was reported missing a.... Read More
A drone

Rutherford Sheriff's detectives, county fire drones rescue lost woman

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Drones located a distraught woman who ran into a wooded area in 32-degree weather Saturday near Hoovers Gap Frontage Road, a sheriff’s supervisor reported. Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More
Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Rutherford Sheriff's STOP program helps drug dependent people recover

Dec 31, 2020 at 09:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

When Chris Hale's best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale. Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sheriff's Office.... Read More

Sheriff's STOP program helps drug-dependent people heal

Dec 30, 2020 at 09:47 am by Lisa Marchesoni

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.  Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sher.... Read More

Estranged husband charged in wife's murder

Dec 28, 2020 at 08:39 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An estranged husband was charged with murdering his wife after her body was found in a ditch Monday morning near her Midland community home, a Rutherford County Sheriff’.... Read More

Secret Santa and Mrs. Claus donate $7,200 for deputies to give away

Dec 22, 2020 at 10:27 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Mrs. Santa wiped tears away when she learned the impact of $7,200 she and her Secret Santa husband donated to Rutherford County Sheriff's patrol deputies to give away last wee.... Read More

Lost girl reunited with family with help from neighborhood, Sheriff's Office

Dec 17, 2020 at 02:55 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Neighbors and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office deputies worked to reunite a lost Wilson Elementary kindergarten student with her family Sunday. Kayla Fanguy's daughter, Ave.... Read More

Father charged after allegedly choking 2-month-old son

Dec 16, 2020 at 03:58 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A father accused of choking his 2-month-old son Tuesday at their home was charged with attempted murder and child abuse after deputies revived the baby, a Rutherford County Sh.... Read More

Missing Murfreesboro teen found

Dec 13, 2020 at 09:55 am by Lisa Marchesoni

High school student Luke Allen, who was reported missing Nov. 13, was located Saturday. Luke, 17, of Rutherford County, was staying with friends and was returned to his famil.... Read More