Nashville mayor pleads guilty to theft, resigns

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The resignation and plea comes amid investigations into her affair with her former bodyguard police Sgt. Rob Forrest.

On February 22, The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation filed an affidavit with a search warrant detailing two potential criminal violations on the mayor's part: misconduct of public officials and employees, and theft of property.

Forrest earned $173,843.13 in overtime from July 2015 through January 15 of this year, according to city data, more than the amount earned by the four other police officers in Barry's detail combined.

As a supporter of Megan Barry's work within her time in office, Maren Morris expressed her grief over the situation going on in Music City.

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Barry, 54, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a charge of felony theft over $10,000. She admitted to stealing thousands of dollars while carrying on her affair with Forrest, though the details of how she stole the money is now unknown.

"The allegations of photos taken of myself are very troubling and infuriating if true", Barry said in a statement after the documents were released. Barry has resigned after admitting she had an extramarital affair with her lead bodyguard and shortly after pleading guilty to a felony theft charge.

The investigation found the photos on Forrest's work email and said they had been taken by his phone.

Vice Mayor David Briley becomes Nashville's acting mayor.

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TBI investigators say they looked at Forrest's phone and his emails after Barry admitted publicly to the affair.

He was also given three years probation and as a term of that probation, he is required to reimburse Nashville $45,000 paid to him as a salary.

Barry and Forrest attended 10 city-funded trips by themselves without other mayor's office staff present, including to conferences overseas in Paris and Greece and the two to Washington cited in the affidavit.

Barry has not said when the affair ended, only that it's over. Barry also allegedly deleted text messages between her and Forrest. After that change, Anderson - who ultimately was Forrest's supervisor - did not receive automatic notice of any travel requests for Forrest or other members of the mayor's security detail, although his signature was automatically generated by the computer system as approving the travel.

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Barry's resignation would have triggered a stand-alone special election if the next city general election was more than one year away.

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