Former Bradley County Finance Department Employee Arrested By TBI

Friday, October 25, 2013
Renee Lee Munn
Renee Lee Munn

The Tennessee Bureau of investigation on Friday arrested a former employee of the Bradley County Finance Department on charges related to stealing from her employer after she was indicted by the Bradley County Grand Jury earlier this week.

Renee Lee Munn, 45, of Cleveland,  was indicted on one count of theft and one count of official misconduct.

In May of 2013 while employed as an accounts payable clerk, Ms. Munn changed the Bradley County Finance Department’s Quill office supply account to ship all items to her home address without knowledge or approval from her supervisors, it was stated.

The TBI said, "She ordered items, billed them to Bradley County and received no shipping charges or taxes on any order. The items she ordered were for personal use and totaled approximately $3,200 in charges to the county. She continued to charge the Bradley County Finance Department for items until July 2013 when confronted with the scheme. Munn has since been terminated from her position."

The 10th Judicial District Attorney General’s office requested TBI investigate in July  after receiving allegations from the Bradley County mayor’s office.

She was booked into the Bradley County Jail on $5,000 bond.


Corker Laments Obama's "Failed Presidency" On Foreign Policy

During a hearing on the conflict in Syria, Senator Bob Corker accused the Obama administration of a “failed presidency” on foreign policy after repeated refusal to take steps that could have alleviated humanitarian suffering and deterred the Assad regime’s targeting of civilians. The latest U.S. attempt to broker a ceasefire collapsed after Russian forces were accused ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ABERNATHY, GAVIN TREMYNE  613 CLARK STREET ATHENS, 37303  Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County CONTEMPT OF COURT --- ATKINSON, JANISHA SHOLONTA  3210 BROAD STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37410  Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County THEFT OF ... (click for more)

Jimmy Templeton Will Be Missed At The City Yards

If only we had known about the Chattanooga City Council's planned retirement send off for Jimmy Templeton of Public Works, the room would have been filled to overflowing with his friends and admirers - including me.   I have had the honor of knowing and working with Jimmy since the 1970's (and also knew his father "Big Jim").  Jimmy was a strong right hand for whoever ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vin Scully’s Last Time

It is said that the opening paragraph of my favorite ode to baseball should be the centerpiece for the canon of sports literature. It was written by former commissioner Bart Giamatti in "The Green Fields of the Mind,” a most marvelous essay to the last day of the regular season in the major leagues. “It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Beats Red Bank On Senior Night

It was Senior Night at Signal Mountain on Wednesday as the Lady Eagles played their last regular-season volleyball match at home before they host next week’s District 7-AA tournament and all went pretty much as planned. It was a battle of regular-season district champions as the 6-AA queen Red Bank Lionettes provided the opposition for the 7-AA winning Lady Eagles. Signal ... (click for more)

Hamilton Heights Announces 2016-17 Hoops Slate

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy released its 2016-17 varsity boys’ basketball schedule on Thursday. The Hawks will participate in 13 events around the country, including the prestigious Chick-Fil-A Classic in Columbus, S.C., the Marshall County Hoopfest in Ky., and the Flyin’ To The Hoops Classic in Dayton, Ohio.  Locally, the Hamilton Heights squad will host ... (click for more)