An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a former Sewanee police officer, on burglary and other charges.
TBI agents began investigating a report of a theft that occurred from a dorm room at the University of the South in during the 2020 Thanksgiving break. Agents developed information that identified Sewanee Police Officer Tony Gilliam as the individual who entered the dorm room and took several items. His is no longer with the department.
On July 6th, the Franklin County Grand Jury returned indictments charging 62 year-old Tony Marko Gilliam with three counts of Aggravated Burglary, two counts of Theft of Property, and eight counts of Official Misconduct. Gilliam was booked into the Franklin County Jail on Wednesday and was released on a $10,000 bond.