BALTIMORE (AP) — The former transit chief for Baltimore has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a $90,000 bribery scheme.
Sixty-five-year-old Barry Stephen Robinson of Accokeek was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Baltimore.READ MORE: 3 Baltimore Firefighters Killed In Partial Building Collapse, 1 In Critical Condition
Robinson oversaw the city’s circulator and water taxi programs and had the authority to approve contracts buy and pay for goods and services.READ MORE: US Pharmacies Are Rolling Out Free N95 Masks As Free COVID-19 Tests Begin To Arrive In The Mail
Prosecutors say Robinson took a $20,000 bribe to cancel a $60,000 debt and took a $70,000 bribe to allow the theft of unused city bus shelters worth $250,000.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Potential Nor'Easter Could Bring Snow This Weekend
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