Greene Co. commissioner enters Alford plea in patronizing prostitution charge

Hilton Seay in court.

GREENE COUNTY, TN ( WJHL) – A Greene County commissioner will receive 11 months and 29 days probation for a charge of patronizing prostitution.

Hilton Seay, who has been a commissioner in the county for many years, entered what’s known as an Alford plea for the charge, which was placed against him in March. According to a court document, Seay was accused of soliciting a woman with the intent to engage in prostitution.

Hilton Seay in court.
Hilton Seay in court.

The Alford plea entered Thursday does not mean that Seay admitted guilt, rather he acknowledged the government had enough evidence to get a possible conviction.

He also was ordered to have no contact with the victim or their family.

After Seay’s probationary period, his record could be expunged.

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