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Theft, Burglary & Vandalism Charges

By Jessie Williams 

A 28-year-old male remains incarcerated after officers discovered he was driving a stolen car –  loaded with stolen items. 

According to Macon County Chief Deputy Bryon Satterfield, he, along with Sergeant Kyle Petty and Deputy Logan Swindle, responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 141 during the early morning hours of September 21, 2021. 

After running the vehicle’s tag, officers learned it was reported stolen out of Anderson County, Tennessee.

The driver, identified as Tyler Deskins of Wilson County, was arrested at that time and charged with the theft of the vehicle.

While doing an inventory of items inside the vehicle, law enforcement found hand tools, computer equipment and commercial water and sewer pumps.

Later that same afternoon, Deputy Tyler Gann took a report from a resident in the New Harmony community who stated they had computer equipment stolen from their home.

After the items in Deskins’ vehicle were verified to be the items taken from the home, Deskins was also charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism.

An iPad found in the vehicle was also found to be reported stolen from a christian academy in Nashville. 

Mr. Deskins currently remains incarcerated at the Macon County Jail on $25,500 bond. He is scheduled to appear in general sessions court on October 13 and October 27, 2,021. 

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

Chief Satterfield confirmed the stolen vehicle and computer equipment were returned to its owners. Additional items are waiting to be claimed and identified by theft victims.