After a weeklong investigation by the Woodbury Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Childrens Services, Donald Reed Jr., age 39 of 317B Hayes St., Woodbury, has been arrested and charged by Chief Tony Burnett with three counts of Rape of a Child.
According to Chief Burnett, the investigation started on Monday, August 8 after allegations of the abuse came to the attention of the Woodbury Police Department.
Reed was arrested early Friday morning, Aug. 12, after a search of the residence at 317B Hayes St.
"We are anticipating further charges as this investigation continues," Chief Burnett said.
Donald Reed Jr. was placed under $225,000 bond and is set to appear before the Honarable Judge Susan Melton in Cannon County General Sessions Court on Tuesday, September 27 at 9 a.m.
"This is a heinous crime and we are proud to be able to make an arrest in this case," Chief Burnett said. "I am very appreciative of the assistance of TBI agents Jason Wilkerson and Brian Harbaugh, Asst. Chief Kevin Mooneyham, Officer John Fesmire, Sergeant Lowell Womack, Sergeant John House, and Officer Chris Brown."
Also assisting with the search of the residence were Deputy Eric Moss and Deputy Seth Perry of the Cannon County Sheriff’s Dept.