Joint operation targets bad drivers on Church Street

Jan 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Teams of law enforcement officers will concentrate on traffic laws Tuesday in an effort to reduce traffic crashes on U.S. Highway 231 through Rutherford County. The Rutherfor.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Community Service Awards

Five deputies earn Community Service Awards

Jan 16, 2020 at 04:27 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Five deputies who worked overtime to prevent traffic fatalities and injuries in 2019 received Community Service Awards from Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. Deputies earning the award.... Read More
Rutherford County active shooter training

Rutherford emergency responders train together for active threat course

Jan 14, 2020 at 09:39 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Preventing an active shooter from killing people and saving lives was the goal of Rutherford County emergency responders who completed an Active Threat Integrated Response Cou.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Ex-boyfriend charged with shooting former girlfriend

Jan 08, 2020 at 02:20 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An ex-boyfriend was apprehended for allegedly shooting his former girlfriend early Wednesday at her home, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s lieutenant said. Victim Christin.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County man charged with breaking into church, market

Jan 07, 2020 at 02:22 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Multiple charges were filed against a man accused of stealing more than $2,500 worth of property from Crescent Church of Christ Friday night on Barfield-Crescent Road, a Ruthe.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County Sheriff: Man charged with abusing corpse following overdose death

Jan 02, 2020 at 02:55 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A man accused of selling heroin to a woman who later died was charged with allegedly leaving her body Friday at Nice Mill Dam, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective reported.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford Sheriff's deputies earn MADD awards for DUI arrests

Dec 23, 2019 at 11:28 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Tennessee thanked law enforcement officers statewide last week who saved lives by arresting impaired drivers. Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

911 callers can now send video to the Rutherford County Sheriff

Dec 20, 2019 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Callers using smart phones to dial 911 can video emergency scenes and chat with dispatchers with an enhancement to the Emergency 911 system, the first in Tennessee, said Ruthe.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff: Barricaded suspect taken into custody Thursday night

Dec 12, 2019 at 07:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

One wanted suspect who barricaded himself inside his house was served with an outstanding warrant for violation of community corrections, a sheriff’s supervisor said. C.... Read More
Rutherford Traffic Safety Task Force

How the Rutherford Traffic Safety Task Force encourages safe driving habits in high school students

Dec 05, 2019 at 11:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Santa's helpers will deliver a sweet message to high school students about safe driving especially during the holidays when they distribute candy and traffic safety materials.... Read More

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