ATLANTA (AP) - A 29-year-old man who pleaded guilty to
attempting to send obscene matter over the Internet to a teenager
while he was on duty as a police officer has been sentenced to
Casey Austin Carmichael of Newnan was sentenced on Thursday by
U.S. District Judge Willis B. Hunt Jr. to two years, nine months in
prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Carmichael was a patrolman for the Clayton County Police
Department when he was arrested last September.
U.S Attorney David E. Nahmias said Carmichael used his
department-issued computer to transfer obscene materials to a
person he believed to be a girl under 16 years of age.
Carmichael was dismissed from the police department upon his
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