UPDATE: Former SC Lawmaker sentenced to probation and community service
COLUMBIA, SC (AP/WOLO)– A former South Carolina lawmaker was sentenced to two years probation and 500 hours of community service for his role in an investigation of corruption at the Statehouse.
Sentencing was set Monday for a former Lexington Rep. Rick Quinn in Beaufort.
Quinn pleaded to misconduct in office in December and faces up to one year in prison, though his lawyers say he deserves no jail time.
We have a crew in the courtroom and will bring you the latest developments on-air and online.
Now: Former State Rep. Rick Quinn SENTENCED to 1 year in prison, suspended to 2 years probation to 500 hrs of community service for his count of stuatory misconduct of office. @abc_columbia pic.twitter.com/63JzQrwpkc
— Gabrielle Franklin (@GabAFranklin) February 12, 2018