LIMA – Former Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish has been ordered to report to federal prison no later than 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18.
According to U.S. Attorney Gene Crawford, a surrender order for Crish mandates him to report to FCI McDowell Camp in Welch, W. Va., a male-only, medium-security prison with fewer than 1,300 inmates.
Crish was sentenced Sept. 26 in U.S. federal court in Toledo to 136 months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of extortion, two counts of accepting bribes and one count of making a false statement. He was also ordered to pay more than $600,000 in restitution to the victims in his case.
Crish has been assigned an inmate number – 65708-060 – according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.