He pled guilty in his trial and was sentenced to 28 years, two years short of the maximum sentence of 30 years.
Two of the Norfolk four pled guilty, and two were convicted at trial.
Garafolo pled guilty to extortion charges in February of this year, according to court documents.
A lawmaker from a neighboring district there pled guilty to embezzling $87,000 from a phony nonprofit.
The remaining two defendants who only pled to a misdemeanor will serve up to 90 days in jail.
But Lamu appeared and pled her own cause before them with convincing effect.
She had pled with him before, and knelt and wept and abased herself before him.
In the name of peace he pled for less of party pride and the pride of individual opinion.
He was able to smile at her, a smile that pled for reassurance.
Wishing to avoid "the whole crew," as she dubbed the circle of her friends, Lilly pled sickness, and Richard rested satisfied.
mid-13c., "make a plea in court," from Anglo-French pleder, Old French plaidier, "plead at court" (11c.), from Medieval Latin placitare, from Late Latin placitum (see plea). Sense of "request, beg" first recorded late 14c. Related: Pleaded; pleading; pleadingly.