Student charged with assault of ex-girlfriend

Jan 20, 2022 at 07:04 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Sheriff’s school resource officers charged a La Vergne High School student Wednesday after he allegedly threatened a girl after a ballgame Tuesday, SRO supervisors sai.... Read More
Detention Chief Kevin Henderson, left, and Capt. Curtis Little, right, congratulate new detention Deputies Javosia Beard, Felicia Poole, Heather Saylor, Raven Gomez and Jessie Skinner after t

New detention deputies complete training

Jan 13, 2022 at 01:45 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Five new deputies completed six weeks of training to work at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.             .... Read More

Benton County escapee arrested after four-hour search

Jan 13, 2022 at 01:45 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An inmate accused of assaulting a Benton County deputy and escaping is back in custody after a four-hour search Wednesday, said Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.  .... Read More

Sheriff's detective, Murfreesboro Police arrest North Carolina suspect wanted for killing wife

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:10 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A North Carolina man wanted for killing his wife and leaving with their 3-year-old daughter Wednesday was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and Murfreesbo.... Read More

Little Promoted to Captain at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Jan 05, 2022 at 11:16 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Veteran detention Sgt. Curtis Little was promoted to captain by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Deputy Chief Kevin Henderson Tuesday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center..... Read More
New Year's Eve Sobriety Checkpoint

THP, Traffic Safety Task Force sponsors sobriety checkpoint New Year's Eve

Dec 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Teams of officers will check drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint from 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day on Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro..... Read More
Kyle Evans

Kyle Evans named new Rutherford Sheriff's Office attorney

Dec 15, 2021 at 01:32 pm by Lisa Marchesoni 3

Attorney Kyle Evans was appointed to serve as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s staff attorney by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. Capt. Evans’ primary duties.... Read More
Police car (File Photo)

Juveniles accused of making social media threats to students

Dec 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two juveniles were charged Monday after they allegedly threatened students on social media posts, said SRO Capt. Brad Harrison of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s School.... Read More
Safe on 70

Traffic enforcement set for Dec. 15 and Dec. 22 on US. Highway 70 in Rutherford County

Dec 13, 2021 at 11:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Making sure families arrive safely for Christmas gatherings are the goals of the “Safe on 70” enforcement events this month by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety.... Read More
Major Steve Spence, left, congratulates MADD winners Deputy Austin Watson, Cpl. April Haggard, Deputy Cody Didier, Deputy Zachary Campbell, Deputy Mina Awad, Cpl. William Travis and Sgt. Mich

Rutherford Sheriff Office achieves top Mothers Against Drunk Driving top award

Dec 10, 2021 at 02:10 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office achieved the Outstanding Department Award from MADD Tennessee for increasing awareness to prevent drunk driving and arresting impaired.... Read More