A former Los Angeles County sheriff's jailer has been sentenced to 2½ years in state prison accepting a $700 bribe and what prosecutors said was his role in smuggling cocaine behind bars.
A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Remington Orr, 25, was sentenced Tuesday and will serve his time in L.A. County jail.
Orr was convicted in April after pleading guilty to accepting a bribe and possession of a controlled substance in jail, both felonies. He had agreed to the 2½-year sentence.
He was arrested at Men's Central Jail in February 2012 and allegedly had two ounces of cocaine on him at the time.