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Cheatham County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What Are Cheatham County Arrest Records?

Cheatham county arrest records provide information on the arrests of county offenders. They're generated by the law enforcement agencies in the county and maintained by the Cheatham County Sheriff. Arrest records contain arrest-related information such as the date and venue of arrest, crime committed, arresting officer, arresting agency, and charge description. Information on the offender that was arrested, such as full name, mugshot, alias, sex, age, eye color, race, hair color, body weight, and height, are also incorporated in Cheatham arrest records.

County residents interested in obtaining Cheatham arrest records may visit the office of the County Sheriff, between Monday and Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Below is the address and contact details of the County Sheriff:

Cheatham County Sheriff's Office
200 Court Square, Suite 220
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-4341

Crime Statistics

Based on the Crime In Tennessee report released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in 2019, the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office recorded a total of 1297 offenses, out of which 801 were cleared. The recorded crimes against persons include one murder, three kidnapping crimes, six forcible rape crimes, eight forcible fondling crimes, one statutory rape, 78 aggravated assault crimes, 284 simple assault crimes, 60 intimidation crimes, and one stalking crime.

Crimes against property include two arson crimes, 58 burglary crimes, 21 counterfeiting/ forgeries, 87 destructions/damages/vandalism, one embezzlement crime, seven fraud - false pretenses, one fraud - credit card/ ATM crimes, 19 fraud-impersonation crimes, 12 fraud-wire crimes, two robberies, ten shoplifting, 70 thefts from building, 30 thefts from motor vehicle, 16 thefts of motor vehicle parts 50 other larceny crimes, and 52 motor vehicle thefts, and nine stolen property offenses.

Crimes against society include two animal cruelty crimes, 239 drug/ narcotic violations, 135 drug/ narcotic, three pornography/ obscene material crimes, and 29 weapon law violations. There were 1288 adult arrests and 132 juvenile arrests.

What Are Cheatham County Criminal Records?

Cheatham county criminal records are official papers, also known as rap sheets that outline data on the criminal history information of past county offenders above 18 years old. Criminal records are open to adult county citizens and can be used for official purposes. Criminal records reveal the following information:

  • The nature of offenses committed
  • Criminal charges
  • Indictment records
  • Conviction records
  • Arrest records
  • Sentences and acquittals.
  • Full name of the subject of the record
  • Physical description such as eye color, hair color, race, height, etc.
  • Mugshot

Criminal records are available to the members of the public, although criminal records that have been sealed or expunged are not accessible. The Cheatham County Sheriff, the county custodian of criminal records maintains and disseminates criminal records to interested persons. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is the central state repository for criminal records where individuals may access criminal history information online or by mail.

How Do I Get Cheatham County Criminal Records?

County citizens of legal age may submit their criminal records requests to the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office in person or by mail. The requests should also include the full name, date of birth of the subject of the record, a copy of the requestor’s government-issued ID, and a record processing fee that is defined by the County Sheriff. The type of record and the number of copies requested may also influence the fees. For more inquiries, contact the Cheatham County Sheriff between Monday and Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at:

Cheatham County Sheriff's Office
200 Court Square, Suite 220
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-4341

For background checks and criminal records requests made to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, requestors may fill out the online request form and submit it together with a $29.00 fee for processing the requests. The fees should be paid by money order or cashier's check.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation,
901.R.S. Gass Blvd,
Nashville, TN 37216
Phone: (615) 744-4057
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How to Find Cheatham County Sex Offender Information

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a registry where interested persons may access sex offender information and search a specific location to view the registered sex offenders within that territory. Using any of the options below, county citizens can search the Sex Offender Registry.

  • Last name
  • First name
  • City
  • County
  • Zipcode
  • TID number (Offender Unique ID)

Interested persons may also register to receive email notifications on public information about sex offenders, as well as their report dates.

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Cheatham County Jail?

Intending visitors should call the Jail Administrator at (615) 792-2042 to schedule onsite visits. Visitors must be at least 18 years old if they are to visit accompanied. The visiting hours vary, depending on the type of visit scheduled. Below are the visitation hours:

Males

  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Protective Custody Visits

  • Saturday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Females

  • Saturday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Visits are conducted at:

100 Public Sq,
Ashland City, TN 37015

The jail administration permits video visits every day from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for home visits, and Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for public visits, but the visits must be scheduled 24 hours before the actual visit.

Where and How to Find Cheatham County Inmate Information

Persons interested in obtaining information on inmates in Cheatham county jail may contact the county jail at (615) 792-2042 or the physical location at:

100 Public Sq,
Ashland City, TN 37015

What Are Cheatham County Court Records?

Cheatham county court records include court documents that contain details on court proceedings of cases filed in Circuit, Chancery, Juvenile, Municipal, and General Sessions Courts. Court records include transcripts, dockets, final depositions, case files, and affidavits. The Cheatham County Court Clerk handles the compilation and maintenance of county court records. Individuals that seek to obtain court records may direct their applications to the Circuit Court Clerk’s office by mail or in person.

Location of All Courts in Cheatham County

The addresses and contact information of the Circuit, Chancery, Juvenile, Municipal, and General Sessions Courts in Cheatham county include:

Cheatham County Circuit Court
100 Public Square, Suite 225,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-3272

Cheatham County Chancery Court
100 Public Square, Suite 106,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-4620

Cheatham County General Sessions Court
100 Public Square, Suite 223,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-4866
Juvenile Courts in Cheatham County

Cheatham County Juvenile Court
199 Court Street, Suite 100,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-7566

Ashland City Municipal Court
101 Court Street, P.O. Box 36,
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-5719
Fax: (615) 792-3501

Kingston Springs Municipal Court
Audrey Beck Meeting Hall
396 Spring Street, P.O. Box 256,
Kingston Springs, TN 37082
Phone: (615) 952-2110 ext. 20

Pleasant View Municipal Court
City Hall
1008 Civic Court, Pleasant View, TN 37146
Phone: (615) 746-0600 ext. 101
Fax: (615) 746-0699

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What Are Cheatham County Vital Records?

Cheatham county vital records include documents on vital life occurrences, namely; marriages, births, divorce, domestic partnerships, and deaths. The Office of Vital Records under the Tennessee Health Department is the central repository for vital records. The County Clerk maintains and disseminates marriage records, while the Cheatham County Court Clerk files and maintains records of divorces finalized in Cheatham county.

Where and How to Get Cheatham County Divorce Records

The Court Clerk maintains Cheatham divorce records. Requestors may direct divorce record requests to the Cheatham County Court Clerk. Together with a valid government-issued ID, the full names of the parties to the divorce, the date and venue of divorce, requestors should submit requests by mail or in-person to the office of the Court Clerk. A record processing fee may also apply. Requestors may contact the Court Clerk to confirm current charges for divorce records.

Cheatham Circuit Court
100 Public Square, Suite 225
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-3272

The office of the Court Clerk is open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..

Where and How to Get Cheatham County Marriage Records

The County Clerk maintains and issues Cheatham county marriage records. Requestors may apply for Cheatham marriage licenses by submitting requests together with the following requirements:

  • A valid state-issued ID (Driver License, State Issued ID, or State certified birth certificate)
  • A valid passport and American visa, or resident alien card (strictly for legal aliens)
  • Parents’ full name, including maiden name of the mother
  • Parents’ birth state and address (if living)
  • Requestor's number of previous marriages
  • Date last marriage ended (if applicable)

Requestors may contact the County Clerk to confirm fees and make inquires.

Cheatham County
354 Frey St
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-5179
Fax: (615) 792-2094

The office is open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. till noon.

Marriage record applicants may also process applications online using the portal provided by the county’s website. Requestors also use the marriage lookup portal to search for a marriage license.

Where and How to Get Cheatham County Birth Records

The Office of Vital Records under the Tennessee Health Department is the central repository for birth records. Birth record applicants may send requests to the Office of Vital Records together with a completed birth request form and the following requirements:

  • A signed copy of valid government-issued ID
  • A $15.00 fee, payable to Tennessee Vital Records by credit card, check, or money order.
  • A notarized application for certified copies of birth records

Tennessee Vital Records
1st Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243

The operating hours of the office are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Where and How to Get Cheatham County Death Records

The Office of Vital Records under the Tennessee Health Department is the central repository for death records. Death record applicants may send requests to the Office of Vital Records together with a completed death request form and the following requirements:

  • A signed copy of a valid government-issued ID
  • A $15.00 fee, payable to Tennessee Vital Records by credit card, check, or money order.
  • A notarized application for certified copies of death records

Tennessee Vital Records
1st Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243

The operating hours of the office are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.