LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The former chief of the Port of Los Angeles Police Department was sentenced to two years in prison for failing to report more than $1 million in income.
Ronald Jerome Boyd, 57, was also ordered to pay $305,054 in restitution and two years of supervised release after he gets out of prison, according to U.S. Attorney spokeswoman Tracy Webb.READ MORE: Actor Ricky Schroder Argues With Costco Employee About Mask Confusion
He pleaded guilty on Feb. 3 to federal charges of tax evasion and making false statements to FBI agents.READ MORE: Pursuit And Standoff Ends In Riverside With One Suspect Under Arrest
Boyd was indicted in April 2015 following an investigation into charges he accepted a bribe in connection with the development of an official smartphone app called Portwatch to be marketed to other law enforcement agencies.MORE NEWS: Mandatory Evacuations And Warnings Remain For Palisades Fire; Investigators Continue Search For Suspected Arsonist
He served as the chief of police at the busiest container port in the country for more than a decade.