Status of Tennessee Waltz defendants at a glance

Here is the status of the 11 defendants in the Tennessee Waltz

public corruption investigation:

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Chris Newton

Former state representative

Republican

Home: Cleveland

Status: Pleaded guilty to bribery. Served nine months in prison.

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Roscoe Dixon

Former state senator

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Convicted of extortion and bribery. Serving five-year

prison sentence.

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John Ford

Former state senator

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Convicted of bribery. Acquitted on witness intimidation

charges. Extortion charge dismissed after jury deadlocked.

Sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison, two years probation.

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Ward Crutchfield

Former state senator

Democrat

Home: Chattanooga

Status: Pleaded guilty to bribery. Extortion charge dismissed.

Sentencing set for Nov. 28.

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Kathryn I. Bowers

Former state senator

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Pleaded guilty to bribery. Extortion charges dismissed.

Sentencing set for Oct. 24.

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William Cotton

Ex-Hamilton County commissioner

Democrat

Home: Chattanooga

Status: Convicted of extortion and bribery. Serving three-year

prison sentence.

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Michael A. Hooks Sr.

Former Shelby County commissioner

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Pleaded guilty to bribery. Serving two-year prison

sentence.

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Barry Myers

Political activist

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Pleaded guilty to handling bribes for state lawmakers.

Sentencing set for Oct. 5.

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Charles Love

Lobbyist, former member of Hamilton County Board of Education

Home: Chattanooga

Status: Pleaded guilty to handling bribes for state lawmakers.

Sentencing set for Aug. 2.

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Calvin Williams

Former top administrator for Shelby County Commission

Home: Memphis

Status: Convicted of extortion and bribery. Sentenced to 33

months in prison.

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Michael Hooks Jr.

Former Memphis school board member

Democrat

Home: Memphis

Status: Pleaded not guilty to embezzlement and obstruction of

justice. Trial set for Dec. 3.

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