Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Matthew Kennamer is back in custody after walking away from a work detail Friday afternoon at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
Law enforcement officers were searching for Kennamer, a Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmate worker who apparently walked away from a work detail Friday. Inmate Matthew Kennamer, 41 of Murfreesboro was working on lawn care and was last seen about 1:15 p.m. at the detention center grounds at 940 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro.
Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said deputies, Murfreesboro Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers saturated the area around the detention center and by drone. A THP helicopter searched as well. “We don’t feel like the public was in danger,” Fitzhugh said. Kennamer was wearing jeans. He left his orange shirt. Contact the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center at 615-898-7770. Kennamer is serving time for violation of probation.