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Cookeville Man Sentenced Six Years For Financial Exploitation

A Cookeville man pled guilty Wednesday of financial exploitation in a case involving his father.

59-year-old Kennith Orbit Boles Jr. sentenced to six years in prison. Boles accused of exploiting his father during an eight-month span of 2020. The father considered a vulnerable adult.

On September 29, 2020, Cookeville Police Officers began investigating allegations against Boles Jr. After an extensive investigation lead by Detective Justin Long, evidence was presented to the Putnam County Grand Jury charging Boles, Jr. with the Class A felony offense of Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult in an amount exceeding $60,000.00.

Following the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury, the son was arrested by Cookeville Police officers on March 5, 2021.