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Three Of Four Former Deputies Sentenced

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Georgia

Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia announced that former Sgt. Arthur Howard, 44, former officer Jimmy Lee Denson, 45, and former officer Decarlo C. Latimore, 38 were sentenced today by the Honorable Marc T. Treadwell, United States District Judge in Macon. They were each sentenced to three years of probation for conversion of government property. Further, they will have to surrender their Georgia Police Officer Certification.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorneys Michael Solis, Beth Howard, and Kim Easterling prosecuted the case on behalf of the Government.

Inquiries regarding the case should be directed to Pam Lightsey at the United States Attorney’s Office at 478-752-3511.

Updated May 28, 2015