Federal Charges Filed on Deputy Terry Lindsey with FBI
POSTED: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 7:44pm
UPDATED: Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 11:54am
TYLER - Wednesday federal charges were filed against Smith County Deputy Terry Lindsey by Joshua Barnes and his attorney.
Smith County Sheriff's officials told KETK they would not comment on the allegations but that the Texas Rangers were investigating the case.
The FBI confirmed with KETK they will be looking into the possible criminal rights violation charges on Deputy Lindsey.
Other allegations in Barnes statement includes underage drinking at the Lindsey household during the party Saturday night.
If Lindsey is convicted of these federal charges, penalties could range from up to a quarter of a million dollar fine and up to ten years in federal prison.
Jessica Wilson KETKnbc.com