BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa is in federal custody at the Federal Correctional Institution in Fairton, New Jersey, officials say.
This comes after De Sousa plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of failure to file a U.S. Individual Tax Return.
The United States Attorney for the District of Maryland said De Sousa failed to file a federal tax return for the years 2013, 2014, and 2015, while he was employed by the Baltimore Police Department throughout those years. According to his plea agreement from 2008 to 2012, he also falsely claimed deductions on his tax returns, such as unreimbursed employee expenses, mortgage interest deductions and deductions for local property taxes when he did not have a mortgage or own any real property, and business losses when he did not operate any businesses, source Wmar2News.
De Sousa admitted to not paying taxes on Twitter in September 2018:
My statement: pic.twitter.com/1DCD2v4dFF
— Darryl De Sousa (@Darryl_De_Sousa) May 10, 2018
He was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison and was ordered to pay the United States and the State of Maryland $67,587.72 in taxes as restitution.
Geo quick facts: Fairton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located within Fairfield Township, in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes – Wikipedia.