Local attorney McCracken Poston seeks inquiry of FBI agent

photo McCracken Poston

photo Gary Sisk

An FBI agent who is being investigated in his role as leader of an undercover sex crimes task force now is being accused of abusing his authority to avoid publicity and possible arrest.

A local attorney asked Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk to bring in an outside agency to investigate whether Special Agent Ken Hillman ever was pulled over by sheriff's office deputies on suspicion of driving under the influence and then allowed to leave or to be given a ride home by a friend.

Hillman is a central figure in a Ringgold, Ga.,