Following a lengthy investigation, evidence in the case was presented to the Putnam County grand jury

Cookeville – A former Youth Villages counselor has been indicted for rape of a minor.

Youth Villages is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children with emotional and behavioral problems located throughout the country including the Upper Cumberland.

According to a release by the Cookeville Police Department (CPD), Gregory Davis has been arrested and charged with statutory rape of a minor stemming from a 2018 incident where the CPD received info on an inappropriate relationship between Davis and a minor.

Following a lengthy investigation, evidence in the case was presented to the Putnam County grand jury, a True Bill was issued for Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure and Aggravated Statutory Rape and Davis was arrested Jan. 10 before being transported to the Putnam County Jail.

“The Cookeville Police Department is dedicated to protecting the children of our community,” according to a release by the CPD. “To report an incident involving sexual contact with a minor, contact the Cookeville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 931-520-5265.”

His bond has been set at $100,000.

Photo courtesy of CPD.

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