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Former Governor Rowland officially surrenders to federal prison

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Sources close to the case have confirmed to Eyewitness News that former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has surrendered to to federal prison on Monday.

Rowland turned himself in at the Otisville Federal Correctional Facility in Otisville, NY late Monday morning.

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, Rowland was transit as of 11 a.m.

Rowland was sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison following a conviction of conspiring to disguise work he did on a failed 2012 congressional campaign.

That wasn't the first time he's had legal trouble.

He resigned from office in 2004 following a corruption scandal that involved the accepting of illegal gifts. In that case, he served 10 months in prison.

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