Sabra Pierce Scott seeks to avoid time behind bars.
(Cleveland) - An ex-politician caught up in the Cuyahoga County corruption sweep is asking for leniency.
Sabra Pierce Scott
Former Ward 8 Councilwoman Sabra Pierce Scott is to be sentenced on Wednesday, but the 54 year old ex-lawmaker will ask U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko for probation instead of prison time.
Scott pleaded guilty in 2011, to taking a $2,000 bribe from an electrical contractor while a Cleveland councilperson. She could get 8 to 14 months in prison.
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