JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH Macon, GA, 02/01/2019: Dave L. Carty and his attorney Frank Hogue leave U.S. District Court Friday afternoon. Carty was acquitted on 12 of 13 charges in multimillion-dollar Bibb-schools computer-sale scheme.
JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH Macon, GA, 02/01/2019: Dave L. Carty and his attorney Frank Hogue leave U.S. District Court Friday afternoon. Carty was acquitted on 12 of 13 charges in multimillion-dollar Bibb-schools computer-sale scheme. Jason Vorhees jvorhees@macon.com
JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH Macon, GA, 02/01/2019: Dave L. Carty and his attorney Frank Hogue leave U.S. District Court Friday afternoon. Carty was acquitted on 12 of 13 charges in multimillion-dollar Bibb-schools computer-sale scheme. Jason Vorhees jvorhees@macon.com

Joe Kovac Jr. covers crime and courts for The Telegraph with an eye for human-interest stories. A Warner Robins native, he joined the paper in 1991 after graduating from the University of Georgia.