TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 13, 2017
A federal judge has denied a request from the former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Finance Deputy to pay a smaller amount towards his defense attorney’s bills, WSMV reports. Joe Russell, who served under the now-imprisoned former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold, pleaded guilty in January to his part in an e-cigarette scheme at the county’s jail. The judge ruled Russell had to pay $1,000 per month towards the cost of his defense.