Guilty law­maker asks judge for va­ca­tion be­fore sen­tenc­ing

The Washington Times Daily - - Metro -

For­mer D.C. Coun­cil mem­ber Michael A. Brown is ask­ing a fed­eral judge to let him take one last va­ca­tion be­fore he goes to prison.

Brown pleaded guilty to bribery in June. He ad­mit­ted that he took $55,000 from un­der­cover FBI agents pos­ing as busi­ness­men seek­ing D.C. gov­ern­ment con­tracts.

Pros­e­cu­tors agreed to rec­om­mend a max­i­mum three-year sen­tence.

Brown is sched­uled to be sen­tenced Jan. 16. Be­fore that, he would like to take a fam­ily trip to Florida from Dec.

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