Joe L. Russell II was sentenced Thursday (Nov. 16, 2017) to 15 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain...
John Vanderveer was sentenced for his part in selling e-cigarettes to inmates, including here at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. The uncle of former Sheriff Robert Arnold was sentenced by a federal judge Monday.
A new judge handling the official corruption case of former Sheriff Robert Arnold is postponing his sentencing until early September. Arnold is awaiting sentencing in a West Tennessee prison.
The uncle of former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold pleads guilty in federal court for his part in the JailCigs case.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Chief Deputy of Administration Joe Russell has been fired.
The Rutherford County Commission met Thursday night to discuss the situation of filling the vacant seat of suspended Sheriff Robert Arnold.
A recent filing notes there has been a "significant amount of discovery" to be reviewed for trial preparation, and so far it references more than 80 people as potential witnesses.
Another public defender was appointed to represent Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Joe Russell.
Members of the Rutherford County Commission voted to ask Sheriff Robert Arnold to resign from his position.
Sheriff Robert Arnold will head to trial on August 2, 2016 in a Federal Court Building located in Nashville.
Not guilty. That's the plea entered Tuesday by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold and two others on a 14 count federal indictment.
After Sheriff Arnold left the federal court building in Nashville on Friday, someone allegedly sent an email using his county email address to Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees. That email stated, "Come on over.im having a party.tell your friends (written as in the email)."
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold was on WGNS Wednesday and the subject of JailCigs was brought up by a caller...
The TBI and the FBI raided the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning. WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland outside of the Sheriff's Office.
Next week will mark the third week of paid leave for the two. The original release from Detective Sargent Dan Goodwin suggested that due to the ongoing investigations, the sheriff's office will have no further comment on the matter in regards to their leave.
A new development in the controversy surrounding the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Robert Arnold and investigations into contracts and company affiliations.
On Wednesday afternoon, WGNS’ Scott Walker called the phone number listed on the purchase of the domain names…
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