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'Blighted Official' Fred Smith sentenced to over 7 years in prison

'Blighted Official' Fred Smith sentenced to over 7 years in prison
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POSTED: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 5:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 5:04pm

Former Port Allen Police Chief Fred Smith will spend the next 7 and a half years in prison.

Smith is one of several officials convicted in the Operation: Blighted Officials investigation.

Smith was convicted of taking bribes from a fake trash-can cleaning company called Cipher 5000.

He will also have a year of supervised release, a $17,000 fine, and he'll have to give up about $19,000.

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