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Ousted Md. councilman set to leave prison

Thursday - 6/21/2012, 12:07pm  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Former Anne Arundel County Council member Daryl D. Jones, who lost his seat after being convicted of failing to file a tax return, is due to be released from a South Carolina federal prison.

Jones, a Democrat, was removed from office after the council said once he reported to prison, he would no longer live in his district. The Baltimore Sun ( http://bsun.md/NVcju7) reports that Jones, set to be freed on Thursday after serving a five-month term, has appealed a court ruling in the council's favor.

Peter Smith was named to fill Jones' seat.

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Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com


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