Fugitive William Jones, as soon as the supervisor for the city of Mentz in Cayuga County, had been residing within the Buckeye State below a pretend title when he was caught, authorities advised Syracuse.com.
The 71-year-old was out on $20,000 bail when he ran away after being convicted of illegally promoting eight handguns, the report mentioned.
Jones’ pistol allow had been suspended by a decide after a separate 1996 conviction for official misconduct.
As a substitute of turning over his firearms, he offered them.
The previous politician served a 12 months in jail for his first conviction — although in that case, he disappeared for a few month earlier than surrendering, the report mentioned.