Former Waynesboro police officer facing theft, misconduct charges

APRIL 18– Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former police officer who is now facing charges of theft and official misconduct, the TBI said Monday.

According to the TBI, at the request of 22nd District Attorney General Brent Cooper, TBI agents began investigating Robert Jason Gann on Jan. 23. Agents developed information that while a police officer for the Waynesboro Police Department, Gann pawned two department-issued weapons in Lawrenceburg on several occasions.

The final time Gann pawned the handgun, the investigation revealed he did not pick it up and it was eventually sold by the pawn shop.

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