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Prison awaits former New Mexico state senator

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico state Sen. Phil Griego has been ordered to turn ... bribery and other charges stemming from allegations that he misused his position to profit from a real estate deal. State District Court Judge Brett Loveless ...

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SANTA FE, N.M(AP) — Former New Mexico state SenPhil Griego has been ordered to turn himself over to state corrections officials no later than March 9 to enter prison. A court order was filed on Wednesday that sets a deadline for Griego to begin serving 18 months with the state Department of Corrections. Griego has been convicted by a jury of fraud, bribery and other charges stemming from allegations that he misused his position to profit from a real estate deal. State District Court Judge Brett Loveless last month waived all but 18 months of a 12-year sentenceUpon release, Griego will serve five years of supervised probationHe has been fined $47,225. Most Read StoriesMore ‘boomerang’ employees return to Microsoft as corporate culture shiftsTeenager dies after fall from Rattlesnake Ledge near North BendJudge rules Seattle homeless man’s truck is a homePutin: Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused by U.S.Shaquem Griffin, twin brother of Seahawks' Shaquill, becoming the breakout star of the NFL CombineUnlimited Digital Access: $1 for 4 weeksA defense attorney has asked the judge to submit a recommendation that Griego not live among the general prison population. The Associated Press Next StoryMuseum to display work of propaganda artists in Mao’s China Previous StoryCrews stabilize 1800s covered bridge damaged by flooding // PROD-1622 Outbrain AB Test // Have to disable outbrain from running at this point based on optimizely test booleans (function() { if ( SEATIMESCO.hasOwnProperty('outbrain') && SEATIMESCO.outbrain.hasOwnProperty('enabled') && SEATIMESCO.outbrain.enabled === false ) { var outbrain = null; outbrain = document.querySelector('.OUTBRAIN[data-widget-id="AR_6"]'); if (outbrain !== null ) { outbrain.parentNode.removeChild(outbrain); } } })(); Contact Newsroom staff list FAQ Contact form About the company Seattle Restaurant Week Newspapers in Education Fund for the Needy Employment Historical Archives Pulitzers Company information Permissions Seattle Times Store Advertise Classifieds Autos Homes Obituary Jobs Media Kit Advertise with Us Subscriber Services Subscribe Activate Account Manage Subscription Place Temporary Hold Report Delivery Issue Make a Payment Print Replica Today’s Front Page Facebook Twitter RSS Feeds Newsletters Mobile Apps Subscribe

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