Rough Justice: Bonds Gets 30 Days House Arrest

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 at 3:10 pm

A federal judge said today that baseball slugger Barry Bonds must serve 30 days house arrest for obstructing justice during a federal investigation into his alleged use of steroids.

Bonds sat stoically as U.S. District Judge Susan Illston told baseball’s home run king that he had avoided prison but must spend one month in his two-acre Beverly Hills estate, two years on probation, serve 250 hours of community service and pay a $4,100 fine.

Bonds will remain free on bail until an expected appeal of his sentence is completed, Illston said.

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