Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmate dies at hospital after fight

Jul 19, 2021 at 09:20 am by Lisa Marchesoni 2

One inmate at the Rutherford County Detention Center died Sunday at a Nashville hospital after being involved in a fight with another inmate Saturday, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh sa.... Read More

Missing Rutherford County girl found in North Carolina

Jul 12, 2021 at 09:14 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A 15-year-old Rutherford County girl who was reported missing Thursday was located early Saturday in North Carolina after an investigation by sheriff’s detectives and Ho.... Read More

Bethpage man runs across I-24 to avoid drug charges from Rutherford County Sheriff

Jul 07, 2021 at 01:35 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A passenger allegedly carrying illegal drugs jumped from a car during a traffic stop, dropped a handgun and retrieved it while darting across Interstate 24, a Rutherford Count.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Citizen Academy

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Jul 02, 2021 at 08:07 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Residents may learn about the daily activities of the law enforcement and corrections during the free Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. Some of the topics covered in the clas.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's deputies hope to stop drag racing, road rage incidents on I-24

Jul 01, 2021 at 01:39 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies hope increased enforcement on Interstate 24 will reduce the number of road rage situations and save lives this year, a sheriff&rsquo.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff’s K9 Deputy Richard Tidwell and bloodhound Fred

Endangered girl hugs Sheriff's K9 Fred for locating her in DeKalb County

Jun 28, 2021 at 11:31 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A missing and endangered 6-year-old girl hugged Rutherford County Sheriff’s bloodhound Fred after he rescued her Friday in DeKalb County, said Fred’s handler, K9 D.... Read More

Senior citizen receives stairs and repaired porch from Sheriff's SCAN volunteers

Jun 18, 2021 at 04:18 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

“Thank you, thank you, thank you,” a grateful James Rainey said to Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network volunteers. “That was the greatest quot.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's Office seizes 15.7 pounds of fentanyl

Jun 16, 2021 at 03:54 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

About 15.7 pounds of the deadly drug fentanyl were seized Wednesday after four search warrants were drafted by a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective assigned to the Dr.... Read More

Sheriff's employees' children earn Tennessee Sheriffs' Association scholarships

Jun 16, 2021 at 03:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Seven children of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employees each earned $500 scholarships from the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh prese.... Read More

Central Magnet School graduates compete again in Great Race in a 1953 Pontiac Chieftan

Jun 15, 2021 at 03:15 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Four Central Magnet School graduates will concentrate not on speed but accuracy when they compete in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race starting Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More