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Former Sergeant John Patton Booked on Theft Indictment

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - New details tonight in a felony investigation involving a former Metro Police officer. Retired police Sgt. John Patton is free on bond tonight after being indicted for stealing money from a South Nashville youth sports program. Patton is accused of taking $20,000 from the Una Recreation Center where he coached pee wee football for several years. Patton filed for his pension and retired in May in the midst of an Internal Affairs investigation. He was a Metro officer for 36 years.

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