Tag: RC Sheriff Chris Francis

Risky Business For All At Rutherford County Jail

August 12, 2022 Rutherfordton-  Not only have conditions deteriorated for the prisoners at the jail (per inspection reports) but now the officers and courthouse staff are becoming severely affected by them. The following incidents have been reported as happening at the jail…Read More »

Silence Speaks Volumes When It Comes To Politically Endorsing D.A. Ted Bell

  May 6, 2022 As everyone in District Attorney Ted Bell’s district is aware Mr. Bell recently sent out a district wide political mailer stating that the heads of all law enforcement unanimously endorsed him in the race for the office of…Read More »

D.A.Ted Bell ….Violating The Hatch Act?

May 2, 2022  How many questionable decisions has District Attorney Ted Bell made in his tenure here? It obviously is an answer that will take years to fully discover. The latest is his decision to use public political endorsements of law enforcement…Read More »

No Justice Served…….Remembering Ethan Calton

April 24, 2020 Today would have been Ethan Calton’s 30th birthday. His family and loved ones will be celebrating his life and memory today. His story is as follows. Ethan was shot in the back during a service for arrest by officer…Read More »

Petition Filed To View Body Cam Footage in Ethan Calton Shooting

May 14, 2021 Rutherfordton- Here in Rutherford County we have our own issue with the justice system withholding body cam video. It involves the shooting death of Ethan Calton on December 1st of last year. It has been determined by autopsy that…Read More »

Sheriff Office & Narcotics Team Prey on Community?

Now that we have provided a broad sketch of the alleged racketeering enterprise involving, in part, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the narcotics team, RC Catalyst will begin providing detailed examples of how Murray and the black team prey on the…Read More »