BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has begun his jail sentence for perjury.
Dance received a 6-month sentence after pleading guilty to four counts of perjury after failing to report nearly $150,000 in outside income on his financial disclosures. The discrepancies are on his 2012, 2013, and 2015 Financial Disclosure Statements that were filed under oath.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor, Gov. Hogan Clash Over Available COVID Vaccine Doses For City Residents
The former superintendent is serving the sentence at Henrico County Jail in Virginia after a judge signed an order modifying the location of his incarceration so he could be closer to his family.READ MORE: FDA Advisory Committee Votes To Recommend Authorizing Johnson & Johnson's New COVID-19 Vaccine
The Baltimore County School Board voted in Verletta White as the permanent superintendent earlier this month.
White was serving as the interim after Dance resigned last summer.MORE NEWS: Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting Near Baltimore's Inner Harbor Identified As Benjamin Tyson