Henry Co. sheriff announces arrests in string of thefts

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — The sheriff’s office has announced the arrests of three men in a recent string of thefts, and the sheriff says more arrests are likely.

Henry County arrests Nelson Jackson Miller

From left: Nelson, Jackson and Miller

Dakota Miller, 19 of Springville was arrested Friday in McCracken County, Ky., on charges of stealing a car from an Antioch Road home, according to a release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Miller’s bond will be set at $100,000 after he his transported from Kentucky.

Miller is also charged with stealing a Kubota side-by-side last week from a garage.

Gerald Jackson, 51, is also charged in the theft of the side-by-side. Jackson is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond.

In another unrelated vehicle theft that occurred the last week of July, Phillip Nelson, 18, and Corey Morgan are accused of stealing a vehicle and driving it into the river to hide their crime, according to the release.

Corey Morgan

Corey Morgan

Morgan, 24, of Springville is not in custody and is wanted on theft charges.

Nelson’s bond was set at $20,000.

“These and other cases are still under investigation, and I feel certain that additional arrests will be forthcoming following the hard work done by everyone at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Monte Belew said in the release.

Anyone with information regarding these or other crimes is urged to call the sheriff’s office at 731-642-1672 or the anonymous tip line at 731-642-0929.

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