Alabama Gambling Trial
5:33 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Ala. Casino Lobbyist, Ex-Legislator Report To Prison

A casino lobbyist and a former legislator who pleaded guilty in Alabama's gambling corruption case are now in federal prison.

A spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said lobbyist Jarrod Massey reported Monday to the minimum-security prison camp at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. Former state Rep. Terry Spicer of Elba reported to the minimum-security prison camp in Marion, Ill.

Massey has a sentence of five years and five months for offering bribes to legislators. Spicer has a sentence of four years and nine months for accepting bribes.

Casino developer Ronnie Gilley and casino lobbyist Jennifer Pouncy also pleaded guilty. Gilley is due to report to prison Sept. 24. Pouncy has not yet been sentenced.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.