MILWAUKEE (WKOW) – One of Gov. Scott Walker's top aides will
find out how much restitution he owes following a conviction on a theft charge.
A hearing Thursday afternoon will settle the amount of money
that Timothy D. Russell owes in restitution.
Russell pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from a
nonprofit group that Walker appointed him to lead when Walker was the Milwaukee
Russell was sentenced to two years in prison in
January. At the hearing, the prosecutors
sought restitution but turned down the defense's offer of $22,000, saying the
amount should be higher.
According to the Associated Press, Defense attorney Parker
Mathers says there's no pre-arranged agreement with the state heading into the
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