COOKEVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A repeat drug offender was arrested on Wednesday morning during an undercover operation, according to a news release.
Putnam County Sheriff deputies set up a meeting with Cody Goodnight, 29, of Cookeville, at a fast food restaurant on Spring Street. He attempted to flee from deputies. After being taken into custody, deputies located two bags of what appeared to be methamphetamine. He was also found to be in possession of stolen property.
Goodnight was charged with manufacture/sale/delivery/possession of methamphetamine, violation of probation, introduction of contraband into a penal facility and conspiracy of introduction of contraband. The sheriff’s office said he has been jailed eight times in Putnam County since June 2018 for charges such as aggravated assault, narcotics, theft and violation of bond.