Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employee fired for having sex in evidence room

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — An employee of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has been fired for having sexual intercourse in the evidence room, a department spokesperson said.

According to a report of action from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, a complaint was made in October that Corporal Heather Rowland engaged in sexual intercourse in her assigned work office with an on-duty patrol deputy.

The report of action says Corporal Rowland was interviewed as part of an internal investigation into the complaint. It says she admitted that between January and March 2019, she engaged in sexual intercourse with the deputy while on-duty in her office on at least three separate occasions.

The deputy, who is not named in the report, resigned from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office prior to the internal investigation. Corporal Rowland was fired following her confession.

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