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Former Cannon Co Sheriff’s employee arrested for official misconduct

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former employee at the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department.

Tony Barrett

At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, on June 11th, TBI Agents began investigating a report of theft from the evidence room at the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that identified Tony Barrett, a civilian employee of the Sheriff’s Department at that time, as the individual responsible for the theft. Barrett is no longer employed by the Sheriff’s Department.

On September 20th, the Cannon County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Tony Barrett (DOB 02/20/1966) with one count of Theft under $1,000 and two counts of Official Misconduct. Barrett was arrested today and booked into the Cannon County Jail. His bond was set at $10,000.

 

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