Sevier Co. Jail kitchen supervisor resigns under fire

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) -- A Sevier County Jail kitchen supervisor resigns today just days after a civil suit is filed alleging he had sexual relations with an inmate.

In an exclusive phone interview, Paul Lintner told WVLT-TV's Stephen McLamb he felt it was in his best interest to resign for health reasons.

Lintner, a convicted felon, also came under fire in recent weeks for his five hundred dollar campaign contribution to Sheriff Ron Seals.

Lintner said he cannot comment further due to the ongoing suit.

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  • by Ron Location: Sevier County on Feb 16, 2008 at 06:05 PM
    Lintner was not just "kitchen help." He received much training at the expense of the citizens of Sevier County: He also purchased a bunch of BBQ. Sheriff Seals had BBQ at his campaign events. I bet the inmates didn't eat any BBQ ribs.
  • by Kim Location: Sevierville on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:18 PM
    Yes its about time, two years but it was worth it,,


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