Oconee Sheriff

Online Athens

A man accused of recording high school girls undressing has pleaded guilty in federal court. Timothy Burnette was arrested in January on the campus of Oconee County High School. He was indicted on two federal counts of child pornography and a state charge of unlawful eavesdropping or surveillance. Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry says the former custodian pled guilty to one count of attempted child pornography. Burnette has not yet been sentenced.

Online Athens

A custodian accused of recording girls in a high school locker room has been arrested in Oconee County. 40-year old Timothy Burnette is charged with one count of Unlawful Eavesdropping or Surveillance.

Burnette is being held in the Oconee County Jail pending his first appearance before a judge.

Lee Weems is Chief Deputy at the Oconee Sheriff’s Office.