Oct 8, 2011

Manager stole $30,000 gold coins

The manager of a Johnson City gold buying and jewelry business was arrested Thursday on accusations that he stole more than $30,000 in cash and gold coins from the store.

Scott Baughn, 540 Anderson Road, Sweetwater, was charged with theft of property over $10,000.

gold coin value

Baughn was the store manager at Southern Bullion Coin & Jewelry, 2244 North Roan St. On Sept. 26, store officials filed a police report indicating that an audit revealed that cash had been diverted from the business along with gold coins from the inventory. The total amount of property missing from the business was $32,914, police said in a news release.Read More.