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Robert Forrest, Mayor's Former Bodyguard, Pleads Guilty To Theft

Posted: 12:53 PM, Mar 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-06 20:33:02-05
Robert Forrest Pleads Guilty To Theft
Robert Forrest Pleads Guilty To Theft

Robert Forrest, former police sergeant and bodyguard to Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, has also pleaded guilty to theft charges.

Forrest entered a plea deal of theft of property over $10,000 and was placed on three years' probation. As a term and condition of his probation, he will be required to pay $45,000 restitution.

Barry resigned less than five weeks after Barry, in an interview with NewsChannel 5 Investigates, first admitted to a two-year affair with Forrest .

A day later, Funk announced he was requesting the TBI to investigate whether Barry or Forrest had misused taxpayer money during that affair.

Recently, a TBI special agent revealed in a search warrant affidavit that investigators had uncovered nude photos of a woman taken on Forrest's police-issued phone while he was traveling with the mayor and while he was on the clock. 

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