FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami.com) – Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion has a little less than two months left on his federal prison sentence and is expected to be released on February 27, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Eggelletion was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison after being convicted to money-laundering conspiracy and filing a false tax return.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: Cases, Positivity Rates, Deaths Rise Amid Coronavirus Surge
He also was convicted at the state level for taking bribes from developers.READ MORE: 'Biggest Tragedy Is Preventable Loss Of Life': Memorial Healthcare System Chief Urges Public To Get COVID Vaccine
At the time of his release, Eggelletion will have served roughly one year and 10 months in jail, according to the Sun-Sentinel.
Federal prisoners typically don’t serve the full term of the sentence.MORE NEWS: Florida Becoming Epicenter Of Coronavirus Outbreak
Eggelletion received time off for good behavior and for completing a substance-abuse program for his alcohol addiction, the Sun-Sentinel reported.