Rutherford County Sheriff Under Investigation

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold... Photo from WGNS Radio

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold… Photo from WGNS Radio

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
District Attorney Jennings Jones said he asked the TBI to join the investigation into Arnold. Jones said the TBI will work in conjunction with the state comptroller’s office.
Arnold has come under fire after a WSMV report uncovered the sheriff’s family and chief deputy were tied to a company selling electronic cigarettes to inmates in the Rutherford County Jail.
The WSMV report uncovered an invoice that showed Arnold entered into contracts that Rutherford County leaders knew nothing about.
County officials confirmed the comptroller’s office is already investigating the case.