69 year-old mom arrested for letting her son cook meth

RUTLEDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A 69 year-old mom is latest person charged in methamphetamine bust that not only nailed the producer, but also nine people who came by to buy drugs while cops were there, the Grainger Co. Sheriff's Office announced on Monday.

Betty Joan Gann, was arrested for Criminal Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Police said she knew her son, Donald Gann, was cooking meth in her home.

Gann is also accused of buying more than the legal limit of pseudoephedrine, which is used to make meth, in Jefferson City earlier this month.

She is being held on a $50,000 bond and is set to be arraigned on Sept. 20, authorities added. They also said Gann had a previous meth conviction in Georgia.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

  • by john on Sep 20, 2011 at 07:04 AM
    No Granny keep the cookie's and milk, Just give me a rock and pipe.


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 130135938 - local8now.com/a?a=130135938
Gray Television, Inc.