Jesse Jackson Jr. released from the halfway house
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Was released from a halfway house in Baltimore. A resident since March, being placed there right after his release from a Alabama federal prison. Being escorted in one of two black SUVs that were awaiting him this Monday Morning. Jackson was serving A 2 1/2 years sentence for spending 750,000 in campaign money on personal means. Jesse Jr. Started his sentence November 1, 2013 after pleading guilty. His sentence doesn't officially end until September of 2015. Jesse became eligible to serve the rest of the sentence at home back in Washington. He will spend 3 years on probation and set to serve 500 hours of community service. Jesse Jr. Won't serve it alone,
The judge set stagger sentences for him and his wife.to allow the Jacksons to have separate sentences sentences for their children sake. So, Sandi Jackson a former seventh ward alderman and wife of Jackson Jr. Will also serve prison time for filing false joint federal income tax returns that understated income the couple received. Here's a few Items the Jackson's bought with the campaigns money... fur capes, mounted elk heads, a 43,350 Gold plated men's Rolex watch, Bruce Lee memorabilia, 9,587 in children's furniture, according to court filings. Jessie Jackson Jr. Is a Illinois Democrat and the son of a civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson.