Jerry Anderson Hero Award

Sheriff's SRO, two deputies earn Jerry Anderson Hero Award from NAACP

Jan 26, 2020 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Three Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies received the Jerry Anderson Hero Award Saturday from the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP. School Resource Officer Shane Vaughn ear.... Read More
Operation U.S. Highway 231

34 drivers cited for texting and driving during Operation U.S. Highway 231

Jan 24, 2020 at 01:54 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Thirty-four drivers texting and driving were cited into court as part of the Operation U.S. Highway 231 enforcement event Tuesday through Rutherford County. Those drivers wer.... Read More

Sheriff honors 12 Officers of the Month for 2019

Jan 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Twelve deputies were recognized as Officers of the Month Tuesday by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh presented Officer of the Month ribbons.... Read More

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

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