Sparta News

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.

UCHRA Search Committee

Search committee for a new UCHRA Executive Director was appointed at our meeting yesterday:   Randy Porter, Putnam County Executive Ricky Shelton, Cookeville Mayor Ben…