Cookeville Crime

Cookeville Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Man charged in fatal hit and run

    Thursday Dec 6 | via Herald-Citizen 

    A Cookeville man has been arrested in connection with the fatal hit and run crash that happened Monday on West Broad Street. Harold Conley, 63, contacted the Cookeville Police Department and said he was coming in to talk with them about the accident but never arrived, according to the arrest warrant.

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  • Arrest list

    Monday Nov 19 | via Herald-Citizen 

    James Hargis, 25, of Sparta; arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office for driving under the influence and driving with a revoked license; bond is $2,000.Laura Dennis, 47, of Cookeville; James Hargis, 25, of Sparta; arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office for driving under the influence and driving with a revoked license; bond is $2,000. James Paige, 36, of Cookeville; arrested by the PCSO for aggravated burglary, vandalism and resisting arrest; bond is $52,000. 3 comments

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  • Homeless man makes threats, arrested

    Oct 30, 2018 | via Herald-Citizen 

    A homeless man is suspected of threatening to kill another person in Putnam County Monday.Brian Horn, 38, was walking down a Cookeville street when he and another individual began arguing, according Brian Horn, 38, was walking down a Cookeville street when he and another individual began arguing, according to the arrest warrant. Horn allegedly grabbed the other person by the throat, but the victim pulled away. 5 comments

    Related Topix: Putnam County, TN, Cookeville, TN

  • Reporter reflects on Burks murder 20 years later

    Oct 15, 2018 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Sometimes now, twenty years later, random details of the story fade or blend together, escaping my memory. But the starkest images of the day State Senator Tommy Burks was murdered remain etched Herald-Citizen File This photo from barely a month before his death shows Sen. Tommy Burks handing one of the pigs from his farm to Marcia Bowman.

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