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Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

Former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold, who pled guilty to wire fraud, honest services fraud and extortion in January, received on Thursday a 50-month prison sentence for three felony counts. U.S. Judge Marvin Aspen handed down the charges based on Arnold’s illegal involvement with JailCigs, which distributed electronic cigarettes to prison inmates. Arnold has already served …

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. …

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

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold along with his uncle John Vanderveer and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Administrative Chief Deputy Joe Russell were indicted by a grand jury Friday morning following an ongoing investigation. Arnold now faces 14 indictments including one count of conspiracy, three counts of money property fraud, four counts of honest services fraud, two …

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 …