Putnam County deputy arrested
(PUTNAM COUNTY, TN) On July 12th at approximately 12:17 a.m. Deputy Chad Martin was arrested by Cookeville Police Department for DUI and possession of a handgun while under the influence. While driving his off duty vehicle Martin was involved in a single vehicle collision at 1099 E 10th St. and Fisk Rd. in Cookeville.
Chad Martin is charged with DUI and possession of a handgun while under the influence. His bond was set at $2,000. Chad Martin has been a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office since 2014.
Sheriff Farris said Chad Martin is no longer employed at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.