Man accused of conspiring with Willie Lovett sentenced to 15 months, 3 years probation

Published: Sep. 19, 2014 at 3:35 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2014 at 3:35 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Randall Roach Sr., who pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy to obstruct law enforcement, was sentenced to 15 months in prison and three years of probation on Friday.

Charges of commercial gambling against Roach Sr. and his son, Randall Roach Jr., were dropped in exchange of his guilty plea.

In an indictment handed downin June, the father and son had been accused of operating an illegal gambling operation with a third man, Kenny Amos Blount.

Willie Lovett is accused of protecting that operation in exchange for cash.

Randall must report to prison on Oct. 21.

Lovett retired in 2013 after the allegations and a possible lawsuit surfaced about an affair with a fellow officer.

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