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.
Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess confirmed that if Sheriff Arnold is not found guilty of the 14 federal charges against him, he could remain in office.
Rutherford County Sheriff Sergeant Todd Hammond submitted his letter of resignation, effective December 4, 2016. He was one of two officers summoned to an alleged domestic call at Sheriff Arnold's home on Labor Day evening.
Sheriff Robert Arnold appeared in federal court Tuesday morning to request being released from jail until his February 7, 2017 court date. However, no decision was made and Arnold remains locked-up.
It is not positive news for Sheriff Robert Arnold of Rutherford County. The Tennessee Sheriffs' Association has suspended Arnold.
An attorney representing 12 local residents, filed an ouster suit to remove Robert Arnold from the office of sheriff.
Josh DeVine with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation told NewsRadio WGNS on Thursday (9/8/16), "At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding the report of and the response to a domestic complaint at the home of Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold earlier this week."
Sheriff Robert Arnold maybe facing numerous federal charges in a federal courtroom this coming February (2017), but that has not slowed him down at all.
A federal judge's decision to postpone Sheriff Robert Arnold's trial until February 2017 is throwing a kink into the Rutherford County Commission's decision regarding his request for 19 new deputy positions.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold commented on the recent killings of police officers...
Someone using Sheriff Robert Arnold's name has reportedly contacted at least one former deputy, trying to extort money to help pay for legal fees.
Not guilty. That's the plea entered Tuesday by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold and two others on a 14 count federal indictment.
Citizens, those connected with local law enforcement and government employees are speaking out about the indictment charging Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Many people are heading to social media to share their thoughts and comments about the federal indictments against Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold. We at NewsRadio WGNS want to hear from you and put your comments on the radio.
About 12 percent of the 10,124 crashes in 2015 in Rutherford County were caused by distracted driving, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
The Rutherford County Jail Administrator, Tommy Thompson, has been terminated due to "recent events."
Shots were fired outside the home of Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Icy roads caused major problems for Rutherford County drivers.
Three Sheriff's Office employees were promoted and a fourth employee was transferred to lead another division.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues to look into accusations of wrong doing by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Veteran law enforcement professional Keith D. Lowery was appointed Deputy Chief of the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Tuesday by Sheriff Robert Arnold.
A "Report of Action" signed by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold has placed Chief Deputy of Administration Joe Russell on suspension without pay for 10-days. It was signed into action by the sheriff at 9:35 on the morning of September 28, 2015. Russell had previously been on paid leave while the FBI and TBI conducted their investigation into JailCigs business.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Chief Virgil Gammon has been fired. Gammon first mentioned his termination on Facebook around 10:45 Friday morning. He was third in command at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, serving 38-years with the department.
The 14th Annual Remembrance Ceremony honoring the braves Americans during September 11th, 2001, took place at 5:00 o'clock Friday evening at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office.
Sheriff's Deputy Lawson Royal was not injured when a hit-and-run driver T-boned his patrol car at 11:21 p.m. Sunday on Puckett Creek Crossing at Fortress Boulevard, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
NewsRadio WGNS spoke to Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess about legal procedures guiding officials who are checking into allegations about the elected office of Sheriff...
A group of Rutherford Countians is planning to file an ouster suit against Sheriff Robert Arnold this week. According to Murfreesboro Post writer Sam Stockard, the group is hiring an attorney and will take legal action to remove the sheriff.
Members of the Rutherford County Commission's Public Safety Committee heard from the sheriff's department about the need for more deputies. Patrol Lt. Chris Haynes fears the midnight shift when no deputies are available to answer critical calls.
Legislation allowing Rutherford County's sheriff to take over the Correctional Work Center appears to be dead. Sam Stockard reports in the Murfreesboro Post State Sen. Bill Ketron is not planning to advance a bill initiated by Rep. Rick Womick.
Inmates at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center are often released at midnight. Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold, who oversees the local jail, told us why he decided midnight...
Replacing the Detention Center roof and switching to LED lighting is expected to save taxpayers more than 53-thousand dollars a year in energy savings. Sheriff Robert Arnold says the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office received a $130,241 grant.
Sheriff Robert Arnold stated that as our population grows, so will law enforcement departments...
About 30 newly-elected Tennessee sheriffs and their jail administrators heard presentations about medical care, food service and operations of the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center during a tour Tuesday.
Teens who need experience driving may take the Rutherford County School Resource Officers' 11-hour DRIVE class to build their skills, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Sheriff Robert Arnold has been appointed to a Tennessee Senate committee to study criminal justice reform in the state.
SRO Roe helped save the life of a John Coleman Elementary student collapsed who and went into cardiac arrest while running May 13....
Authorities are having a real problem tracking down the people behind the scams because of the fake phone numbers they are using.
Sheriff Robert Arnold reports that three persons on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Most Wanted List have been apprehended in the past seven days.
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center was recommended for certification by the Tennessee Corrections Institute after a Sept. 12 inspection of the facility.
One 9-year-old boy remains in stable condition after suffering burns while apparently playing with a lighter Monday at his aunt’s home in Rockvale. Detective Randy Groce says the boy, who lives on Rockvale Road, was staying nearby with his aunt and six siblings and cousins when he apparently set his shirt on fire.
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