Robertson Deputy Found Shot Inside Burning Home
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UPDATE:: Multiple sources: Police have taken someone into custody regarding the death of Robertson County sheriff’s deputy Savanna Puckett after a stand-off at a home on Odom Lane in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Updated statement released from the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon:
“Patrol Deputy Savanna Puckett is a great loss to all of us here at the Sheriff’s Office. We will grieve her death today, tomorrow, and many days to come. Savanna started her career at the Sheriff’s Office as a Corrections Officer in December of 2017 at the age of 18 and was promoted to Booking Officer in the Detention Facility in November of 2018.
“Savanna had aspirations of advancing her career to the Patrol Division and made that dream a reality when she was promoted to Patrol Deputy in May 2020, and officially graduated from Walter State Law Enforcement Academy in September 2020.
“In the 4 years that Savanna was with the Sheriff’s Office, she touched the lives of everyone. Savanna was the one who always showed up early to her shift with a smile on her face. She was hardworking and cared deeply for each and every person here. She was a mother hen to us all and frequently cooked meals and baked goodies for her shift. She was tough, courageous, kind, compassionate, and had an infectious personality that will always be remembered.”
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of 22-year-old Patrol Deputy Savanna Puckett who was found shot in her home as it was engulfed in flames.
According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Savanna Puckett did not report to her assigned shift for roll-call at 5 pm. A Deputy went to her residence on Highway 41N in Springfield, TN to check on her, and found her home engulfed in flames.
The Deputy attempted to make entry into the home; however, was unable due to the extent of the fire. The Fire Department arrived and made entry into the residence where they found Deputy Puckett shot. Deputy Puckett was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputy Puckett was 22 years old and had been with the Sheriff’s Office for four (4) years. The TBI has been requested to investigate.
“Words cannot express the sadness and grief that Savanna’s family and her Sheriff’s Office family are facing right now. This is a tragedy that we are processing minute by minute. Please keep Savanna, her family, and the Sheriff’s Office in your thoughts and prayers,” stated Sheriff Michael Van Dyke.
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