How Sir Charles Will Spend His Time Behind Bars

by February 25, 2009

For a jail term, this doesn’t sound too awful: “The Scottsdale judge also allowed the NBA basketball analyst to serve his time with a work release, which will allow Barkley to leave the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office’s outdoor jail from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the duration of his sentence. Barkley, 45, is scheduled to begin serving his sentence on March 21. Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he chose to house Barkley in the tents because he didn’t want to be accused of offering special privileges for celebrities. ‘I’m taking a lot of heat for putting convicted illegal immigrants in the tents. How am I going to discriminate and not put high-profile people in the tents?’ Arpaio asked.”