Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold is maintaining his innocence while still holding office in regards to his May 26, 2016 indictment.
While Sheriff Arnold is not directly talking about the federal charges that he is facing, he did publicly state to News Radio WGNS this week...
Sheriff Arnold will head to court in February of 2017 and face 14 federal charges dealing with honest services fraud; mail fraud; wire fraud; bribery concerning federal programs; extortion under color of official right; obstruction of justice; and conspiracy.
Hear the full statement by Sheriff Arnold:
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold spoke to WGNS' Bart Walker about the recent negative publicity received over the past several months (2 min and 20 sec):
Court Documents Released:
According to the courts, Sheriff Arnold may see amendments in his pretrial release. Read the story HERE.