In December 2020 Detective Jesse Wade began an investigation into a stolen vehicle in the 56 South area of Jackson County. The vehicle was recovered by Cookeville Police. During the course of the investigation Detective Wade developed information that led to the suspect also being responsible for a burglary of 290 Motor Sports in the Gainesboro Grade area of Jackson County. Detective Wade charged Roger Robinette III with Burglary.
After the original charged Detective Wade received additional information that items were being sold by Robinette on social media that were possibly stolen from previous burglaries to 290 Motor Sports.
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