MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - John Williams agreed to start his 14-month sentence early after he was arrested for violating the terms of his conditional bond by contacting someone who had a relationship with a grand juror.
In a hearing requested by Williams' attorney earlier today, Judge Marc Treadwell said he made it clear to Williams that while out on bond if there was any cause for concern, his bond would be revoked.
U.S. Marshalls arrested Williams on Monday afternoon after Judge Treadwell heard about the contact. The Treadwell and U.S. Attorney Michael Moore would not comment further on the details surrounding the contact or how the judge found out about it.
During the hearing, Williams' attornery, Tina Hunt, spoke on behalf of her client stating he would voluntarily start his 14-month sentence. He was taken into custody immediately following the close of the hearing.
Hunt would not comment further on the case.