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TODAY: Former Mayor Catherine Pugh reports to prison

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Posted at 7:01 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 08:20:02-04

BALTIMORE — Former Mayor Catherine Pugh will report to prison today in Aliceville, Alabama.

Pugh was originally ordered to surrender April 13 and then June 1, but received extensions because of the coronavirus pandemic.

On February 27, Pugh was sentenced to three years in prison and three years probation for the Healthy Holly scandal.

READ MORE: Judge sentences Pugh to three years in federal prison

Then on June 19, Pugh received a six-month jail sentence, after pleading guilty to a state perjury charge in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

RELATED: Catherine Pugh sentenced to six-months jail for state perjury charge

Judge Mark W. Crooks mandated that the time be served concurrent to her three year federal sentence.

Pugh could try to get an early release based on coroanvirus concerns by using the "First Step Act" which says a prisoner should be within 500 miles of driving distance from her primary residence.

The facility in Alabama is 877 miles away.

However, she will still have to serve some portion of her sentence.

Aliceville federal correctional institution is a low security facility with all female prisoners.

Pugh will be allowed to have visitors on weekends, but they must be approved ahead of time. Only four visitors are allowed but that number does not include children. All of Pugh's phone calls will be monitored by the prison. Pugh will also have assigned work duties made by a counselor.