MCMINN COUNTY (WRCB)-- A McMinn County Sheriff's deputy was arrested on Thursday evening and charged with theft over $1,000.

Melisa Myers, 27, of Englewood, who is a former Athens police officer and now a sheriff's deputy, was charged with theft over $1,000 by the sheriff's department on a Grand Jury indictment from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Myers was released on a $5,000 bond and is set to appear in McMinn County Criminal Court on Aug. 2.