Multiple Arrests by PCSO Criminal Investigation Division

PUTNAM COUNTY, TN – In recent months, the Property Crimes unit of the PCSO Criminal Investigation

Division (CID) has successfully investigated and, with the help of the District Attorney’s Office, will prosecute several theft and burglary related crimes that have occurred throughout Putnam County. These investigations have resulted in the recovery of multiple vehicles, trailers, and other equipment. Sheriff Farris stated, “I am grateful for the diligent work out CID has conducted over the course of these investigations. We have a great team of investigators put together to maintain the highest degree of success and ensure safety for the citizens of Putnam County.”
• Barry Kyle Summers, 39, of Cookeville, charged with Theft of Property (x2), Possession of
Burglary Tools, Evading Arrest, Burglary Bond $3500
• Nicholas Ryan Summers, 37, of Baxter, charged with Theft of Property, Burglary (x2) Bond
• Micah Alexander Degroat, 21, of Baxter, charged with Theft of Property (x2), Burglary (x2),
Reckless Endangerment (x2), Vandalism, Evading Arrest (x2) Bond Total $64,500
• Terrance Micheal Phillips, 23, of Hillham, charged with Theft of Property, Bond $2500
• Timothy Brian McWhirter, 47, of Sparta, charged with Theft of Property, Bond $1500
• Joshua Thomas Manning, 38, of Cookeville, charged with Criminal Simulation (fraudulent
checks), Bond $1000
• Levi Wood Drescher, 36, of Monterey, charged with Theft of Property and Attempted Aggravated
Burglary, Bond $2000
• Bradley Lee Brown, 30, of Cookeville, charged with Burglary (x10), Theft of Property (x2),
Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Bond $21,000
• Matthew Ray Lafever, 26, of Cookeville, charged with Alteration of Serial Numbers, Bond $5000
• Luke Jasher Stewart, 31, of Algood, charged with Fraudulent Use of Credit Card, Bond $1500