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.

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Robinson oversaw the city’s circulator and water taxi programs and had the authority to approve contracts buy and pay for goods and services.

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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.

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