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.


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