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Photo courtesy of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Sheriff’s Cpl. Michael Rodgers of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office presented  Dispatcher Ashley Arrington with the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s “Saved by the Belt” Award Tuesday after she survived a potentially fatal car crash. Arrington, a dispatcher at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, was …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Schools teacher and five others have been charged with felony conspiracy to introduce drugs into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in September, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office press release confirmed Thursday. Shelley Gurda, 50, a kindergarten teacher at Stewartsboro Elementary School; Thomas Gurda Jr, 23, an …

A 17-year-old Murfreesboro student was arrested and charged with two felony counts of making false reports Thursday after publishing threatening posts on social media. An Instagram post surfaced Thursday afternoon and threatened to “kill these people at Riverdale High School.” The post specified that the crime would occur at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The author …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office / Facebook  Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office detective Jason Mathis was placed on administrative leave during investigations internally and by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, according to a statement sent by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Mathis had worked at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years. Sidelines …

Story by Bailey Wilson / Assistant News Editor A couple died after a domestic violence shooting occurred Wednesday night at their Annadel Court home off state Route 96 West with their two-year-old son inside. Patrol deputies found the bodies of Anthony, 47, and Amanda, 36, Gaunichaux inside their home, according to lead Detective Angela Hall. “(Amanda) …

Photo courtesy of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office / Facebook Narcotics detectives seized $40,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine and about $100 worth of heroin from suspect and Murfreesboro resident Dustin James Thompson after a month-long investigation, according to a post published on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page on Monday. The post states that …