Friday, September 14, 2012

TN - Former Clinton Police officer (Randall A. Chisum) convicted of aggravated statutory rape

Randall A. Chisum
Original Article

09/13/2012

According to court records, the Anderson County criminal court handed down a judgement against Randall A. Chisum September 4, 2012.

Chisum had resigned from the police department in May of 2011 after being confronted by Chief Scarbrough and another officer. Scarbrough and the officer confronted Chisum when the mother of a 17-year-old girl told the chief that her daughter had been communicating by phone and/or computer with Chisum.

An investigation began by the Clinton Police Department and the Anderson County Attorney General was then turned over to the TBI.

Chisum surrendered himself at the jail. He was released on bond.

Chisum was convicted September 4th, 2012 of aggravated statutory rape, and 2 counts of statutory rape - all felonies.

He was also convicted of two counts of misdemeanor possession of a schedule II drug. Chisum was sentenced to three years. He will serve 150 days in Anderson County Jail with credit for time served. The balance will be served on supervised probation.

Chisum has to pay court costs and a fine totalling around $3,800. He does not have to register as a sex offender. But is prohibited from contacting the victim directly or indirectly and refrain from having any unsupervised contact with any female under the age of 18 except his or his finance's children.


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