According to published reports, Brad Adkins, the former Operations Manager of the Foothills Regional Airport, was sentenced in federal court this week to time served and four months of house arrest. At the completion of house arrest, Adkins will serve three years supervised probation.
Adkins pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit public corruption and aiding & abetting embezzlement in September of 2012. He could have faced up to 15 years in prison.
Adkins had been held in the McDowell County jail prior to this week’s sentencing.
Co-defendant Alex Nelson was sentenced earlier this year to three years in prison and three years supervised probation.