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10 charged after sex trafficking sting in Tennessee

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say 10 men have been charged with seeking sex from minors.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and authorities in Putnam County said Thursday that they conducted an undercover operation in Cookeville from Feb. 235 more words


Ten Indicted in Putnam County Human Trafficking Operation

COOKEVILLE – An undercover human trafficking operation conducted by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Office of the 13th District Attorney General, Cookeville Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of ten men facing felony charges in a targeted effort to identify individuals attempting to purchase illicit sex from minors. 809 more words

New York man charged with rape of child in Putnam County

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A New York man has been charged with the rape of a child in Putnam County.

The Cookeville Police Department reported it began an investigation into a sexual assault complaint involving 24-year-old Kerry Washington in April 2016. 69 more words


Cookeville ranked among top 10 'micro'-politan cities in the country

Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton spoke with Good Morning Nashville about the continuing growth in his city.


Putnam County plans to put SROs in all schools

PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Leaders in Putnam County announced Friday they plan to put school resource officers (SROs) in all schools.

Currently, the county has nine schools with SROs, but is increasing its budget to add 11 officers who will work in elementary schools. 92 more words


WV - Deputies searching for missing man in Putnam County | WOWKTV

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department needs your help locating a missing man.

According to a release, Jeremy Scott Pfost, 41, was last seen Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 near the Lake Chadsea Drive area in Hurricane, WV.


Have you been to the Bronson?

Nestled off of Madison Street just north of the bridge, a sleepy giant of a home rests among the oak trees in the North Historic District.  390 more words

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