Former Nashville agency attorney indicted

Friday, December 2, 2011, Vol. 35, No. 48

NASHVILLE (AP) — A former attorney for a Nashville government agency has been indicted on a felony theft charge.

Bobby Dean Davis told The Tennessean he denies depriving the Metro Industrial Development Board of anything, but said he made a mistake in the handling of the agency's funds (

At issue is a controversy three years ago involving more than $150,000 in missing board money.

Davis is charged with theft of property over $60,000.

He was disbarred by the Tennessee Supreme Court in August.