Former Sumner Co. sheriff’s major pleads not-guilty to charges

Don Linzy
Don Linzy (Courtesy: TBI)

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A former Sumner County sheriff’s major pleaded not-guilty to charges against him Friday.

Don Linzy is charged with misconduct, theft and drug charges.

The 55-year-old is accused of taking narcotic prescription medication from the department’s evidence and property room.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began looking into the matter on Aug. 28.

After the allegations against him surfaced, Linzy resigned from his position.

Linzy is currently out of jail on bond.

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