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Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff Office  Robert Arnold, the former Rutherford County Sheriff, who was jailed due to corruption charges, pleaded guilty to three of the 14 charges in court Wednesday morning. According to reports by the Daily News Journal, Arnold pleaded guilty to wire fraud, honest services fraud and extortion in Wednesday’s court session. …

Photo by Scott Broden/Daily News Journal A Rutherford County Sheriff is currently facing an ultimatum made by U.S. Magistrate Judge Alistair Newbern, concerning the sheriff’s domestic assault charges. According to reports by the Daily News Journal, Robert Arnold returned to court on Wednesday for Judge Newbern’s ruling on whether Arnold violated terms of his pre-release trial …

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

The Rutherford County Commission unanimously approved a resolution asking Sheriff Robert Arnold to resign Thursday night. Arnold along with his uncle, John Vanderveer, and Joe Russell, the Sheriff’s Office chief of accounting and administration, face a 14-count federal indictment alleging that the three illegally profited off inmates through the sale of electron cigarette through a …

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation regarding the Rutherford County Jail’s involvement with the company JailCigs, according to a release by News Channel 5. Arnold has been facing scrutiny recently after the Rutherford County Jail had been selling electronic cigarettes [e-cigs] to inmates. The e-cigs were being exclusively …