Hackett gets five years from state judge, but can get paroled after six months

Former Assemblyman Mims Hackett was sentenced to five years in state prison after admitting that the filed fake expense reimbursements while serving as Mayor of Orange. He has already been sentenced to nine months in federal prison after his guilty plea on corruption charges last year. The state Judge ruled that he can serve the sentences concurrently and will be eligible for parole after serving six months if he is admitted to a supervised program that includes house arrest.

Hackett gets five years from state judge, but can get paroled after six months