Det Sgt. JR Upton - Department Supervisor, Administrative Duties, Homicide, Unattended Deaths
Det. Ryan Bailey-Breaking & Entering, Larceny
Det. Zach Atkins– Breaking & Entering, Larceny
Det. Julie Greene - Child Abuse, Missing Persons, Juvenile Investigations
Det. Adrienne Wallace- Domestic Violence, Missing Persons, Assault
Det. Andy Millard - Fraud, Forgery, Identity Theft
Det. Brandon Ellenburg- Breaking and Entering, Larceny
Det. David Suttles- Breaking and Entering, Larceny
Det. Shane Ruppe - Sex Offender, Handgun Permits, Concealed Weapon Permits
The Concealed Handgun Permits are being issued at the Sheriff's Office:
198 N. Washington St. Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Monday thru Friday 8:30am until 5:00 pm.
To qualify for a concealed handgun permit you must first complete a Concealed Handgun Permit Class. After completion of this class you may apply for the permit.
Concealed Carry Instructors, that our office is aware of: Instructors
After completition of the course you should call, 828-287-1206 to schedule an appointment to bring in the application packet, $90.00 (cash) and Certificate of Completion; the Instructor will give this to you. This appointment should take less than 30 minutes.
**As much as our office works to get Concealed Weapon Permits back quickly, there is a 90 working day time period or less to process and get New or Renewal Concealed Weapon Permits back to our office. Please plan accordingly when renewal date is approaching.