Former Newburgh Heights mayor sentenced to 30 days in jail for campaign finance crimes

Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 12:06 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The former Newburgh Heights mayor was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Tuesday by a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge.

Trevor Elkins previously pleaded guilty to attempted theft in office and attempted perjury in matters relating to elections for crimes that occurred in a six-month timespan, beginning in January 2017.

As part of the plea deal, Elkins cannot run in any Cuyahoga County election for the 2024 and 2028 cycles.

Additionally, Elkins must serve one year of probation after his release from jail.

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