Former State Senator Jon Woods was sentenced to 18 years and 4 months in prison on Wednesday.
His full term is 220 months and 120 months will be served concurrently. Woods was also ordered to pay $1.6 million in restitution and $1,500 in court fines.
It has yet to be determined which prison Woods will be sent to. Woods will have to self-report to prison on Sept. 26.
Woods will get three years of supervised release upon completion of his prison term, and he must be gainfully employed or actively looking for work when he gets out.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Former state senator Jon Woods is headed back to court Wednesday for sentencing.
A jury found Woods guilty in May on 15 of 17 corruption-related charges in a fraud case.
Co-defendant Randell Shelton, who’s set to be sentenced on Thursday, was found guilty on 12 of 15 charges.
Both men face up to 20 years in prison for the fraud and conspiracy charges and an additional 10 years for the money laundering charges.