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Blago wants to enter prison with dignity

Thursday, March 08, 2012
Former governor Rod Blagojevich leaves his Ravenswood home and heads to court on December 7, 2011 to be sentenced by Judge James Zagel.

Former governor Rod Blagojevich leaves his Ravenswood home and heads to court on December 7, 2011 to be sentenced by Judge James Zagel.

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Rod Blagojevich reports to a federal prison in Colorado in one week.

His spokesman said the former governor will make a public statement before he begins his 14-year sentence. But that spokesman hasn't said when that might happen.

Blagojevich attorneys have said he wants to enter prison in a dignified way, without any media frenzy. That fueled speculation he might leave Chicago days in advance. However, his spokesman says

Blagojevich never intended to do that.


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