Former Sheriff Billy Long released from Federal prison
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Former Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long is no longer behind bars.
Attorney Jerry Summers says Long was released from federal prison after serving 85 per cent of his reduced sentence of 10 years.
Summers said Long is under house arrest with electronic monitoring and probation department supervision.
Attorney Summers added he was a model federal prisoner.
A judge originally sentenced Long to 14-years behind bars in 2008.
That’s after he pleaded guilty to several crimes involving extortion, money laundering, and drugs.
Sumemrs added he was a model federal prisoner.