SCOTT COUNTY, Tenn. — A grandmother is accused of stealing her grandchild's Christmas gift from under the tree and pawning it for cash.
According to the Scott Co. Sheriff's Office, a family reported several items were taken from under the Christmas tree in their home.
During the investigation, detectives found that one of the stolen items, a Nintendo Switch, had been pawned at the Winfield Pawn Shop by 43-year-old Amy D. Best.
The sheriff's office said that Nintendo Switch was wrapped and waiting for Best's grandchild on Christmas morning.
Best was charged with theft under $1,000 and is being held at the Scott County Jail under a $7,500 bond.
Other gifts that were stolen are still missing, but the investigation continues.
"It's a sad day and time to see charges like this at such a special time of the year for special people, including children. We won't stand for it," said Sheriff Ronnie Phillips.