DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Raleigh Trammell, has reported to jail. He surrendered to authorities just before 6:30 this morning.
The Reverend Raleigh Trammell was a no-show at the Montgomery County Jail Wednesday evening.
He was ordered to jail by 7:00 pm Wednesday night to serve his sentence for taking money from a meal program that assists the poor and elderly.
He was sentenced to 18 months in jail for 51 felony counts. He must also pay $38,000 restitution to Montgomery County.
Court documents showed that Trammell's legal team had asked for a delayed sentence while his appeal worked through the Ohio Supreme Court.
The documents also cited growing health concerns with the former civil rights leader stating Trammell had a six-month life expectancy.
The motion to delay jail time was denied.
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