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FORMER POLICE CHIEF OF DETROIT SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

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Detroit's former police chief has drawn 10 years in prison for stealing $2.34 million from a police fund.

U.S. District Judge Paul Gadola also ordered former Chief William Hart on Thursday to repay the money.Hart, 68, was convicted in May of embezzlement and tax evasion. Prosecutors said he lived in high style with money from the fund, which was set up to pay for drug buys and undercover operations.

His trial included testimony from his three former girlfriends and his wife.

Prosecutors alleged that $2.6 million was stolen, but Gadola said some of that money was spent legitimately.

Former Deputy Chief Kenneth Weiner pleaded guilty to tax evasion and conspiracy for helping divert the money and is serving a 21/2-year prison sentence.