by: Nolan Clay
Former state Rep. Randy Terrill was convicted Tuesday of a political bribery charge and immediately jailed. The 12 jurors found the once-powerful lawmaker guilty after deliberating almost four hours. Jurors chose a punishment of one year in state prison and a $5,000 fine.
An Oklahoma County sheriff’s deputy handcuffed Terrill behind his back immediately after the verdict was announced. Deputies then led him from the courtroom to a jail elevator.
Terrill, 44, of Moore, was convicted of a felony — offering a bribe to a candidate to withdraw. The maximum possible punishment on the charge was two years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
This article was written by Nolan Clay and originally published on tulsaworld