District Attorney Jennings Jones stated that over 100 indictments were filed in August for cases that are now before judges.
The Board of Parole (BOP), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), the Department of Correction (TDOC) and the Tennessee Rehabilitative Initiative in Correction (TRICOR) are marking 10 years of ceremonies honoring crime victims and victim advocates statewide. All events this year take place April 9-13, which coincides with the observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
Twenty-three stores in Rutherford County have been padlocked after authorities allegedly bought candy that contained a form of marijuana.
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Mt. Juliet man on a Murfreesboro theft charge.
We have more on an alleged case of neglect of a disabled woman in Murfreesboro.
She was repeatedly stabbed and is permanently blind in her left eye. Now, her husband, accused of the crime, has his case bound over to the Rutherford County Grand Jury.
Rutherford County District Attorney General Jennings Jones reports the September grand jury returned 142 total indictments.
Dewey Abbott III killed 40 year old Jesse Sliepenbeek in 2015. The murder unfolded in Abbott's Kings Crossing Apartment (1710 E. Northfield Blvd. - apartment Q-5).
The Murfreesboro Post reports that Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones is set to provide assistance to a group seeking the ouster of suspended and jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold.
On October 17th, 45 year old Eric Ellis will be in a Rutherford County Courtroom to face murder and robbery charges.
UPDATE: First Degree Murder suspect Dewey Abbott, III of Murfreesboro will be in a Rutherford County Courtroom on July 25, 2016.
Murfreesboro Police Detective James Abbott reports Dennis Kado was found dead June 2nd at his home, sitting on the toilet, leaned up against the wall.
164 indictments were returned in August and will head to court throughout the month of October and beyond.
Effective July 1, 2015, noncustodial parents in Tennessee who have their licenses suspended or revoked due to nonpayment of child support may be eligible to apply for and receive a restricted driver's license...
The first-degree murder trial for Jewell Moses Bess is set to begin soon in the Rutherford County Courts. The once cold case dates back to 1986.
A Cold Case in Rutherford County has come to a close. District Attorney Jennings Jones told News Radio WGNS...
20-Year old Brandon Frost of Rutherford County will soon appear in a local court room for sentencing. District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...
The man suspected of killing a 30-year old Murfreesboro woman on Gold Valley Drive in 2013 will appear in court this month. District Attorney Jennings Jones told News Radio WGNS...
A large number of indictments were returned by the April Grand Jury in Rutherford County. District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS...
The District Attorney's Office has tabbed a former Nashville prosecutor to fill the vacancy left by an assistant district attorney, who was fired for accusing Circuit Court Judge Keith Siskin of running a sexist courtroom in a child rape trial.
Jennings Jones defeated Chuck Ward in the Republican primary District Attorney General race. Jones received 62% of the vote to Ward's 37.7%, a difference of 3,090 votes.
The Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association has released the results of a poll given to the local bar regarding the May 6th Republican Primary... See the full results here.
“When General Whitesell announced he would not seek re-election, I decided to run for the office. Bill has done an excellent job as District Attorney, and I intend to continue the example he set and search for ways to make the office better...”
For over 25 years the Jennings & Rebecca Jones Foundation has supported educational endeavors in Rutherford County.
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