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Joint Law Enforcement Efforts Yields Charges in 8-Month Methamphetamine Case

COOKEVILLE – Partner law enforcement agencies from across the Upper Cumberland region have worked together to secure charges for 12 individuals in connection to an eight-month investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in several counties. 284 more words


Teens wanted for vandalizing historic Cookeville building

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The mayor of Cookeville is asking for help identifying five juveniles who vandalized buildings early Sunday morning.

Mayor Ricky Shelton said three boys and two girls spray painted vulgar images and words on the CityScape trailer and a historic building on West Broad Street near the depot. 23 more words


Drag race driver killed at Middle Tennessee Dragway

BUFFALO VALLEY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A drag race turned fatal Friday night at the Middle Tennessee Dragway in Putnam County.

Windle Webster, Jr., 45, from Lebanon had finished his run when his car failed to stop, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. 68 more words


Gainsboro man arrested for allegedly having sex in a bathroom at the Putnam County Fair

The Herald Citizen reports that the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a Gainsboro man for having sex in a bathroom at the Putnam County Fair. 385 more words

Criminal Law

Putnam County jury convicts Cookeville man of aggravated robbery and burglary

A Putnam County jury recently convicted a Cookeville man of aggravated robbery and burglary.  Reportedly, the crimes stemmed from a dispute over property that the defendant left at an apartment he previously rented.   291 more words

Criminal Law

Florida Sheriff Jeff Hardy named in Minnesota court Motion regarding HaLeigh Cummings filed three days before Hardy was arrested

by Timothy Charles Holmseth on August 10, 2017, 11:32 A.M. CST

Could it be the HaLeigh Cummings case is coming back to haunt former Putnam County Sheriff Jeff Hardy? 1,112 more words

CBS2 Exclusive: Putnam County Mother Attacked By Rabid Fox

MAHOPAC, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A wild animal sighting in the suburbs was much more than meets the eye.

A Putnam County mother says a snarling fox bit her, scratched her, and then went after her children. 429 more words