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Over 100 Indictments Returned in Rutherford County Courts last month
Over 100 Indictments Returned in Rutherford County Courts last month

District Attorney Jennings Jones stated that over 100 indictments were filed in August for cases that are now before judges.

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Murfreesboro Event for Crime Victims' Rights Week Honors Victims and Advocates
Murfreesboro Event for Crime Victims' Rights Week Honors Victims and Advocates

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.

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Operation Candy Crush Closes 23 Stores Allegedly Selling Cannabidiol Products
Operation Candy Crush Closes 23 Stores Allegedly Selling Cannabidiol Products

Twenty-three stores in Rutherford County have been padlocked after authorities allegedly bought candy that contained a form of marijuana.

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Mt. Juliet Man Arrested on 'Boro Theft Charge
Mt. Juliet Man Arrested on 'Boro Theft Charge

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.

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District Attorney on Neglect Death of Poplar Avenue Woman
District Attorney on Neglect Death of Poplar Avenue Woman

We have more on an alleged case of neglect of a disabled woman in Murfreesboro.

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District Attorney on Case of Woman Stabbed 20+ Times
District Attorney on Case of Woman Stabbed 20+ Times

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.

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September Grand Jury Returns 142 Indictments
September Grand Jury Returns 142 Indictments

Rutherford County District Attorney General Jennings Jones reports the September grand jury returned 142 total indictments.

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UPDATE: Murfreesboro man to be sentenced for murder of Lascassas resident in April
UPDATE: Murfreesboro man to be sentenced for murder of Lascassas resident in April

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).

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District Attorney to provide assistance to group seeking the ouster of suspended and jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold
District Attorney to provide assistance to group seeking the ouster of suspended and jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold

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.

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Smyrna murder suspect to see court date this month
Smyrna murder suspect to see court date this month

On October 17th, 45 year old Eric Ellis will be in a Rutherford County Courtroom to face murder and robbery charges.

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UPDATE: 2015 Murder Case in Murfreesboro Heads to Court in July
UPDATE: 2015 Murder Case in Murfreesboro Heads to Court in July

UPDATE: First Degree Murder suspect Dewey Abbott, III of Murfreesboro will be in a Rutherford County Courtroom on July 25, 2016.

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UPDATE: Murder case of man found on toilet in Murfreesboro home to move forward to courts
UPDATE: Murder case of man found on toilet in Murfreesboro home to move forward to courts

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.

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August Rutherford County Grand Jury Indictments
August Rutherford County Grand Jury Indictments

164 indictments were returned in August and will head to court throughout the month of October and beyond.

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Had your license suspended for failure to pay child support? You may be able to get it back!
Had your license suspended for failure to pay child support? You may be able to get it back!

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...

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Bess Murder Trial in Murfreesboro
Bess Murder Trial in Murfreesboro

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.

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UPDATE: Conviction in Cold case involving the kidnapping of a young mother and her daughter
UPDATE: Conviction in Cold case involving the kidnapping of a young mother and her daughter

A Cold Case in Rutherford County has come to a close. District Attorney Jennings Jones told News Radio WGNS...

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Man convicted of kidnapping soon to face sentencing in Rutherford County
Man convicted of kidnapping soon to face sentencing in Rutherford County

20-Year old Brandon Frost of Rutherford County will soon appear in a local court room for sentencing. District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...

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Murfreesboro man to face murder charge after fleeing to Mississippi
Murfreesboro man to face murder charge after fleeing to Mississippi

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...

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April 2015 Grand Jury  hands down 149 Indictments
April 2015 Grand Jury hands down 149 Indictments

A large number of indictments were returned by the April Grand Jury in Rutherford County. District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS...

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Hemenway Replaced as Assistant DA
Hemenway Replaced as Assistant DA

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.

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Jennings Jones Wins GOP Nomination for DA
Jennings Jones Wins GOP Nomination for DA

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.

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Political: Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association release complete poll

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. 

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POLITICAL: Rutherford Co. District Attorney General makes endorsement for his replacement

“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...” 

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District Attorney Politics: Jennings Jones Announces Run for DA
District Attorney Politics: Jennings Jones Announces Run for DA
Jennings Jones has announced that he is running for the Republican nomination to the office of District Attorney for Rutherford and Cannon Counties. 
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LOCAL SUPPORT: Boys and Girls Club One of Multiple Beneficiaries of Jennings and Rebecca Jones Foundation This Year
LOCAL SUPPORT: Boys and Girls Club One of Multiple Beneficiaries of Jennings and Rebecca Jones Foundation This Year

For over 25 years the Jennings & Rebecca Jones Foundation has supported educational endeavors in Rutherford County.   

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