Humphreys Co. jail officer arrested in pill thefts

WAVERLY, TN (WSMV) -A former Humphreys County jail officer has been arrested following an indictment accusing him of stealing medication meant to treat inmates.

Gregory Rion, 39, of New Johnsonville, was charged with one count of official misconduct and one count of theft under $500 following an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Rion is accused stealing more than 250 pills while on duty at the jail between November of 2011 and January 2012.

Rion was booked Wednesday into the Humphreys County Jail.


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