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73-year-old Sharon Rutherford was jailed on July 8th after police responded to Plantation Drive for a domestic incident. Rutherford told police that her daughter Ms. Green has bipolar disorder and was trying to throw her out of the house. She said that Ms. Green was trying to use the police to get her in trouble. When Ms. Green tried to call the police, she took the phone away and tried to cancel the call. According to Ms. Green, it’s her mother that has a mental health illness and was attacking her, so she tried to call the police, and her mom scratched her as she tried to grab the phone away. The officers observed scratch marks on Ms. Green’s arm. Due to the statements and the evidence, Rutherford was determined as the primary aggressor and taken into custody.
Sharon H. Rutherford of Plantation Dr in Hermitage, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on July 8th, charged with domestic assault with offensive/provocative conduct. She is free on a $2,000 bond.