A Delta man was sentenced on June 11, 2020, in the Fulton County Common Pleas Court according to county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman.
Robert Sweet, 31, of 8050 Co. Rd. 7-2, previously pleaded guilty to five counts of Pandering Sexually Oriented Matter Involving a Minor. He did knowingly solicit, receive, purchase, exchange, possess, or control materials that showed a minor participating or engaging In a sexual activity.
Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced Mr. Sweet to 4 years of community control and ordered him to pay prosecution costs and court appointed counsel costs, stay out of bars/taverns, not possess or consume alcohol, abide by an 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew, be held at CCNO until a bed is available at the SEARCH Program, successfully complete the SEARCH Program, and all recommended aftercare, complete the Adult Sexual Offender Treatment Program with the CCFA, to have no electronic devices with internet or photo capabilities, to have no sexually explicit materials; and to have no unsupervised contact with any child under age 18 and to have no relationship with any person who has minor children without the approval from the Probation Officer.
Failure to comply could result in Mr. Sweet spending 17 months in prison for each of the five counts, said sentences to be served concurrently with one another, for a total prison term of 17 months.
Mr. Sweet was found to be a Tier II sex offender, which requires address registration for 25 years, with in-person verification every 180 days with the sheriff of all counties in which he resides.