Ex-DeSoto school board member now in halfway house

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MONROE, La. (AP) — A former DeSoto Parish School Board member has been moved to a halfway house as his sentence for distributing cocaine nears an end.

The Times reports (http://bit.ly/1ooEePN ) Bartholomew Claiborne, of Mansfield, was moved March 1 to City of Faith, a halfway house or residential center that aids inmates before their incarceration ends. He had been at the Oakdale Federal Detention Center since July 1.

Claiborne was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and three years of supervised release for the drug charge. A federal grand jury indicted him on 14 counts of selling crack cocaine and prescription drugs during an undercover sting October 2011 through July 2012.

A spokeswoman with the U.S. Probation and Parole office in Shreveport said Claiborne's release date is listed as May 12.


Information from: The Times, http://www.shreveporttimes.com

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