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 County Police Chief Reacts To Vote Of No Confidence
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: Maryland Offers "Full Support" After 19 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Texas Elementary School Shooting
The Baltimore County School Board voted in Verletta White as the permanent superintendent earlier this month.
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