Former Santa Clara County Supervisor sentenced to one year in jail


Shirakawa was sentenced to one year in jail.

In March, Shirakawa pleaded guilty to the misuse of more than $100,000 of public funds.

The defense made a case to the court for no jail time, saying he's no criminal, just a gambling addict.

Once Shirakawa is out of jail, he'll be on probation for three years.

He's also banned from holding public office in California for the rest of his life.

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