Rutherford County Sheriff's Department

Inmate Dies after Fight with Another Inmate

Jul 18, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

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

Sheriff's office collects old medications Saturday for National Drug Take-Back day

Oct 21, 2020 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

Residents may turn in their expired and unwanted prescriptions during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Sheriff&rsq.... Read More

Grandmother Appeals for Info on Granddaughter's Death

Oct 21, 2020 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

Grandmother Annie Maples lives with the pain of two sons dying and now suffers more heartache from the death of her granddaughter, Shontisha Marie Rutland. Rutland, 22, of Na.... Read More

Nissan Makes "Face Shields" For RCSO Horses

Jun 25, 2020 at 03:49 pm by Bart

 (L-R photo ID)  Dale Neal and Bob Gray of Nissan, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh, County Commissioner Pettus Read, Deputy Jared Keith, Sgt. James Holloway and Detective Aust.... Read More