Greene Co. deputy subject of federal investigation

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. –A Greene County deputy is under investigation by federal authorities, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department confirmed this afternoon.

According to Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns, there has been an allegation of misconduct against Deputy Sheriff Robert Morgan. Morgan resigned his position on March 8 of this year. He’s been with the department since 1998.

The sheriff’s department tells us the allegation has been referred to federal authorities for investigation, and that they are cooperating fully. Morgan is the only focus of this investigation, they say.


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