Tags: US | SC | Former | Senate | Candidate

Former SC Candidate Greene Enters Pretrial Program

Friday, 10 Jun 2011 05:17 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene of South Carolina has enrolled in a program that will drop a misdemeanor obscenity charge against him if he completes community service and counseling.

Prosecutors said Friday that the unemployed Army veteran is scheduled to begin orientation for the pretrial intervention program at the end of this month. It will take about a year to complete.

The 33-year-old was accused of entering a computer lab at the University of South Carolina and showing a pornographic picture to a female student. Greene says he is innocent but he is grateful to be allowed to enter the program.

Greene was the unexpected winner of South Carolina's Democratic primary to unsuccessfully challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint last year.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Sen. Mary Landrieu's Challenger: She Lives in DC, Not Louisiana

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 20:11 PM

Home is on Capitol Hill when Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu filed Federal Election Commission forms. But The Washington P . . .

Chris Wallace: Ben Carson Has No 'Serious Chance' at Presidency

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 18:59 PM

Chris Wallace doesn't think his Fox News colleague Ben Carson has a chance of winning a presidential race, though he say . . .

RNC Directs Extra $8 Million to Senate Early-Vote Efforts

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 09:42 AM

The Republican National Committee is sinking an addition $8 million into U.S. Senate races, Politico reported.
 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved