TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 27, 2016

WSMV reports Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold, his former Chief Deputy of Administration and Finance and his uncle have been arrested on conspiracy and corruption charges. The men were indicted yesterday for pocketing thousands of dollars off the sale of e-cigarettes by JailCigs, a company owned by Arnold and his uncle, and destroying evidence. JailCigs was put in the Rutherford County jail with no competitive bidding. State lawmakers today called for Arnold to resign, The Tennessean reports