Forensic Division


FORENSIC DIVISION

125 Davis Street - Spindale, NC 28160

(Forensic Investigator) Amanda Toney
Amanda.toney@rutherfordcountync.gov
828-287-1236

(Forensic Investigator) John Greenway
john.greenway@rutherfordcountync.gov
828-287-6019

(Forensic Investigator) Seth Watkins
anthony.watkins@rutherfordcountync.gov
828-287-1223

Evidence Technician
828-287-1213



Property is returned by approval and appointment only.  To schedule an appointment, contact 
Evidence Technician at 828-287-1213.

The Rutherford Co. Sheriff’s Office Forensic Division has full-time Forensic Investigators. The primary duty of the Forensic Division is to process and collect evidence at major crime scenes inside Rutherford County and assist other law enforcement departments with their forensic needs. Other duties include maintaining the evidence system, processing most evidence in the lab, sending evidence to the SBI for processing, presenting evidence in court and assisting the Detective Division in investigations.

Forensic Investigators are required to attend a wide assortment of forensic training classes offered by Isothermal Community College, The North Carolina Justice Academy, The American Academy of Applied Forensics, The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Institute and many others. Classes range from Basic Crime Scene Processing to more advance such as Blood Spatter Interpretation.