Inmate recovers from reported drug overdose at Rutherford County adult detention center

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:03 pm by WGNS

An inmate overdosed after she ingested a substance believed to be fentanyl allegedly given to her by another inmate while they waited to be booked Tuesday (Feb. 8, 2022) at th.... Read More

Correctional Officer Arrested, Charged after alleged Inappropriate Contact with Inmate

Sep 10, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

PARIS, TN - An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Henry County Correctional Officer on charges of havin.... Read More

Correctional Professionals Nationwide Tour Rutherford County Correctional Work Center

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Correctional professionals nationwide and from around the world were given the opportunity to tour the Rutherford County Correctional Work Center (.... Read More

Inmates at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Discuss Escape Plan

Apr 26, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center deputies took immediate action to prevent a potential escape plan discussed by inmates Saturday, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said.The indivi.... Read More