TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 12, 2018
Cheatham County Sheriff Sgt. Gary Ola has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for making false statements to federal investigators in connection with a Taser incident in the county jail, The Tennessean reports. Ola admitted to making false statements in two interviews with investigators, in which he claimed he did not see a restrained inmate shocked after helping to secure him in a restraint chair in 2016. He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison, three years supervised release and a $250,000 fine.