*Something tells us that her now infamous histrionics just might be missed … by spectators looking for free entertainment in Detroit’s city council chambers. We’re sure most council members don’t even remotely share that view.
Well, anyway, former Detroit city council president Monica Conyers has reported to Alderson Federal Prison in West Virginia to begin a 37-month sentence for corruption.
The Bureau of Prisons says Conyers arrived Friday afternoon at the minimum-security camp in Alderson, W.Va., about 500 miles from Detroit.
It’s the same place where Martha Stewart was sent after being convicted in a stock-trading case in 2004.
Tucked in the Allegheny Mountains, Alderson’s 1,128 female inmates have access to washers, dryers, microwave ovens, hair dryers, curling irons and cosmetology areas where inmate-to-inmate pedicures and manicures are allowed. In fact, the facility’s nick name is “Camp Cup Cake.”
Conyers admitted taking bribes to support a sludge contract. She is the wife of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, a Detroit Democrat and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
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