Billy Freeman Reported to Prison

One of two former members of the Pine Bluff City Council accused and convicted in an extortion scheme is scheduled to report to federal prison tomorrow.

Billy Freeman, pleaded guilty in federal court in May 2004 to an attempted extortion charge.

Freeman is expected to be sent to a federal prison in Forrest City.

Last month, a federal judge ordered him to serve a 13 month sentence.

After serving his prison time, he will be placed on 3 years' supervised probation.