Former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, imprisoned last year for corruption, has been released early from her 14-month sentence, according to

Elaine Boyer

Elaine Boyer pleaded guilty in 2014 to spending taxpayer funds on personal expenses. Her husband, John Boyer, remains in federal prison for his role in a kickback scheme that funneled taxpayer funds to the Boyers. Another alleged participant in that scheme, evangelist Rooks Boynton, is awaiting trial, according to

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.