ATLANTA (AP) – An former police officer who pleaded guilty to
attempting to send obscene matter over the Internet to a teen while he
was an on duty police officer has been sentenced to federal prison.
29 year old 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