John Katopodis asks for bail release during appeal

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A former Jefferson County commissioner is trying to get out of prison.

Attorneys for John Katopodis are asking a judge to release him on bail while he appeals his conviction.
Katopodis was sentenced to less than four-years after a jury found him guilty of stealing money from a charity designed to help children of low-income households get computers.