Monday, December 21, 2009

Robbery and Attempted Murder Alleged

Attempted murder charges have been filed against a Putnam County man who allegedly tried to run over sheriff's deputies who were conducting a drug investigation. Authorities say 29-year-old Rocky William Hunter of Hiram Brown Road, Cookeville, is also charged with robbery and aggravated assault. They say he and a woman identified as 23-year-old Sierra Lasha Grisham of Gainesboro allegedly took money from an undercover officer who was conducting a drug investigation, but then fled the scene, trying to steal the money and also nearly striking other deputies. Grisham was also charged with robbery. They'll be in court on the charges December 28th.