COOKEVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a McMinnville couple on theft charges.

At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, on August 7th, TBI Special Agents began investigating a report of theft of funds from Tennessee Easel LLC in McMinnville. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that co-owner Charles Mayfield, Jr., and his wife Shirley Mayfield were the individuals responsible for the theft, which occurred from November 2008 through November 2014.

On December 4th, the Warren County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Charles and Shirley Mayfield, both 64, with one count each of Theft over $250,000. Today, the Mayfields were arrested after turning themselves in. They were booked into the Warren County Jail, where the bond for each was set at $297,000.

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