Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County deputies help rescue bearded dragon trapped in dashboard

Mar 27, 2020 at 12:59 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Ana Gutierrez was driving to buy crickets for her pet bearded dragon, Cynder, when she placed the lizard on the dashboard to soak up some sun Thursday, said Rutherford County.... Read More
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Suspect falsely claims having COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 at 12:28 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Three Rutherford County deputies were isolated after a suspect they arrested told them falsely she had the COVID-19 to avoid jail, said Chief Deputy Keith Lowery of the Ruther.... Read More
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Supreme Court postpones evictions

Mar 26, 2020 at 03:41 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

No evictions will be conducted until at least May 6 under a Tennessee Supreme Court order issued Wednesday. The Supreme Court justices posted the order “given the incre.... Read More
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Two suspects charged with breaking into several vehicles

Mar 23, 2020 at 05:44 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Two men were charged after they allegedly broke into vehicles this month in two different parts of the Rutherford County, a sheriff's detective said. George Adam Parker, 26,.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network

Seniors receive boxes of food from Feed America First by Sheriff's SCAN and SROs

Mar 19, 2020 at 09:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

About 80 Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network members were grateful to receive non-perishable food donated to them this week by Feed America First. Sheriff Mike.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff cancels St. Patrick’s Day sobriety checkpoint

Mar 16, 2020 at 11:09 am by Lisa Marchesoni

The Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force has canceled the St. Patrick’s Day sobriety checkpoint at 10 p.m., Tuesday, March 17 on Rutherford Boulevard. •&bul.... Read More
Officer-involved shooting in Rutherford County

TBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Rutherford County

Mar 13, 2020 at 03:35 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a shooting just after noon Friday on Mt. Herman Road, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. The Tennessee Bureau of Investig.... Read More
Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force touts reduction in traffic deaths

Mar 12, 2020 at 09:50 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Eight fewer people lost their lives in traffic crashes from 2018-2019 in Rutherford County. Officers from the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force believe their enforc.... Read More
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15 drivers stopped for running red lights

Mar 04, 2020 at 02:58 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Fifteen drivers were cited for ignoring traffic lights Thursday, Feb. 27 during Operation Red Light Runners sponsored by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force. Offi.... Read More
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More charges filed against 'mule-kicker' burglary suspect

Mar 02, 2020 at 02:21 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Sixteen additional charges were filed against the "mule-kicker" suspect after video showed him allegedly kicking in store doors with the back of his legs, a Rutherford County.... Read More

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