Business consultant Robert Simmons, right, and his attorney, K.C. Hightower, walk to the Dan M. Russell, Jr., federal courthouse in Gulfport on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, for his sentencing on a federal bribery charge in the public corruption case that involves former state corrections Commissioner Chris Epps and former Harrison County Supervisor William Martin.
Business consultant Robert Simmons, right, and his attorney, K.C. Hightower, walk to the Dan M. Russell, Jr., federal courthouse in Gulfport on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, for his sentencing on a federal bribery charge in the public corruption case that involves former state corrections Commissioner Chris Epps and former Harrison County Supervisor William Martin. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com
Business consultant Robert Simmons, right, and his attorney, K.C. Hightower, walk to the Dan M. Russell, Jr., federal courthouse in Gulfport on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, for his sentencing on a federal bribery charge in the public corruption case that involves former state corrections Commissioner Chris Epps and former Harrison County Supervisor William Martin. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com

Prison sentence was the real price of consultant’s bribery conviction

September 15, 2016 10:20 AM