Rutherford County Sheriff's Lieutenant accused of theft, fired

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A Rutherford County Sheriff's Lieutenant was charged with theft and misconduct and has been fired.

Jason Norris Mathis, 42, is accused of taking property seized during an investigation.

Mathis was terminated after a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

He's charged with theft and official misconduct after being indicted by a grand jury. Mathis was booked into Rutherford County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

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