A former Spokane resident physician arrested in sex sting operation last fall was sentenced to at least three years in prison. Chavis W. Jackson, 30, was arrested Aug. He was found guilty by a jury Tuesday for travel with intent to engage in sexual contact with a minor.
Jackson, who was a resident physician at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, was fired seven months after his arrest. A medical administrator at Providence said once the hospital learned about his conviction, they took action immediately. Jackson graduated in from Centennial High School in Boise, where he was a two-time state champion wrestler.
Judge Richard Christensen, who sentenced Jackson to a three-year fixed term and a four-year indeterminate term, called his behavior bizarre and said he seemed like an intelligent person with poor judgment. Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below.
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