Published on: Friday, September 24, 2021

Enoch Eller Jr., 47, of Augusta, a former U.S. probation officer for the Southern District of Georgia, admitted he lied about performing his supervisory duties (article available here).

Eller pleaded guilty to one count of false statements. The charge carries a statutory maximum sentence of five years in prison, along with substantial financial penalties and a period of supervised release.

As charged in the information, from about March 2020 to June 2021, Eller falsely claimed that he performed drug testing and conducted home visits for certain individuals under his supervision when he had not done so.