Man faces multiple gun charges after stealing boss's gun

gun recovered on school grounds
Posted at 6:34 PM, Oct 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 18:34:00-04

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) -  A man is behind bars in Jackson County after police say he stole his boss's gun and showed it to other employees.

According to a press release, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrested Tyrone Thompson on Sunday after his boss reported his that his gun was stolen from his work vehicle.

Deputies say Thompson took the gun and showed it to other employees the night before. 

Documents say Thompson is a convicted felon in North Carolina and had another stolen firearm with him a week earlier.

Thompson was taken to the Jackson County Correctional Facility on multiple gun charges, including grand theft of a firearm.