Ex-Niles mayor Infante shipped off to state prison

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Ralph Infante, former Niles mayor sentenced to 10 years in prison May 11 on 22 convictions for corruption and gambling, was moved from the Trumbull County jail to Lorain Correctional Institute on Tuesday, according to jail and prison records.

Lorain Correctional is a processing facility. It’s not known how long he will be there. Infante, 62, was Niles mayor 24 years until losing in the Democratic Party primary in the spring of 2015. He was indicted in November 2016 and convicted May 7.

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