Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Three arrested for burglaries in Pickett County

Three arrested for burglaries in Pickett CountySeveral arrests have been made for the many break-ins that have recently occurred in the county. On September 29th, the Pickett County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on Koger Mountain Road concerning a possible break-in. Upon the arrival, Chief Deputy Steve Wilber, Deputy Wayne Clayborn and Deputy Glen Berry found a subject in the residence who did not have consent to be there.

Donavan Garrett, 38, of Jamestown, was charged with three counts of aggravated burglary, possession of schedule III (Hydrocodone) and possession of drug paraphernalia. While investigating Mr. Garrett, further evidence has been collected could indicate more charges will be filed in connection to other burglaries in Pickett County.

While conducting a theft investigation, enough evidence was gathered to question two suspects from Fentress County. Deputy Malcolm Johnson contacted Fentress County Sheriff's Office to help locate the subjects. Some stolen property from Pickett County was located and recovered at the residence. Jacob Reagan, 21, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000. Robert Potter, 22, of Jamestown was charged with theft over $1,000. The investigation is still ongoing, more charges are pending.

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