Search Warrant Leads To Seizure Of Drugs, Guns, And Cash In Cookeville

PUTNAM COUNTY, T.N. – On February 12, 2021, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted with a drug investigation which resulted in the arrest of two suspects, Mark Anthony Phy and Joshua Wayne Gaw at 1125 Spurlock Drive Cookeville, Tennessee.

A search warrant was executed on Friday, February 12th at the residence. Agents seized ten grams of methamphetamine, seven and a half grams of suboxone, two firearms from a convicted felon, and approximately $4,000. One drug endangered child was removed by Department of Children Services (DCS).

Mark Anthony Phy – Bond total of $10,000 – charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a weapon, and the Meth Free TN Drug Act.

Joshua Wayne Gaw – Bond total of $7500 – charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and the Meth Free TN Drug Act.

The investigation was led by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.