Probation revoked for former Knoxville police officer

Probation revoked for former Knoxville police officer convicted in teen porn case

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Nicky Bryant (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) Nicky Bryant (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A former Knoxville police officer who was sentenced to probation for attempted sexual exploitation of a minor had his probation revoked Friday for violating a number of rules.

Court documents indicate Nicky Bryant admitted on a polygraph test in April that, against the rules of his probation, he had an active Facebook account through which he contacted his contacted his victim. He also sent his victim text messages and viewed pornography online.

The documents also indicate that he admitted to consuming alcohol on several occasions and handling a pistol that belonged to his friend.

He also admitted to having multiple contacts with his victim, being alone with his victim's younger sister, and providing the victim cash.

He also admitted to violating sex offender rules by visiting a shopping mall and a movie theater without the knowledge or permission of his probation officer.

Bryant was on three years probation for providing alcohol to a minor and attempted sexual exploitation of a minor. The incidents  happened in 2009.

He later received judicial diversion for providing alcohol to a minor.

He will now serve the rest of his sentence in jail.

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