WASHINGTON (AP) — Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has been sentenced to one day in custody and six months in home detention for lying on loan applications.
A federal judge Tuesday ordered Brown to spend the remainder of the day in the custody of the U.S. Marshals. He was also given two years of supervised release and community service.READ MORE: Pfizer Booster Shots Available To Those Eligible In Queen Anne's County
He’s due in D.C. Superior Court later in Tuesday for sentencing on a misdemeanor campaign finance violation.
Brown admitted to both crimes in June and gave up his council seat as part of a plea deal.READ MORE: Baltimore Man Cleared Of Murder Decades Later: 'You Can't Give Up'
Prosecutors asked that Brown, who admitted inflating his income by tens of thousands of dollars on loan applications, be sentenced to six days in jail for fraud.
But his lawyer argued he’d suffered enough and requested probation.MORE NEWS: EEOC Files Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Against Baltimore Auto Dealer
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