Former state Senator Ernie Newton reports to federal prison

Former state Senator Ernie Newton checked into a federal prison camp in Fort Dix, N.J. Friday to begin serving a five-year prison term for corruption. Newton says he plans on earning his master's degree

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2006, 7:16 PM

Updated 6,617 days ago

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Former state Senator Ernie Newton reports to federal prison
Former state Senator Ernie Newton checked into a federal prison camp in Fort Dix, N.J. Friday to begin serving a five-year prison term for corruption.
Newton says he plans on earning his master's degree and writing a book while in prison. He will be eligible to request a transfer to a halfway house when he reaches the final 10 percent of his term. The 50-year-old resigned a day before his guilty plea in September.
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