Timeline: Clayton Luckie case

Dayton-area Rep. Clayton Luckie, seated, appeared in a Columbus courtroom on Thursday.
Dayton-area Rep. Clayton Luckie, seated, appeared in a Columbus courtroom on Thursday.

Credit: Jim Otte, WHIO-TV

Credit: Jim Otte, WHIO-TV

The political and criminal timeline of former Democratic state representative Clayton Luckie:

1996-2006: Dayton School Board member

Feb. 14, 2006: Formally designates Richmond Jones as his campaign treasurer

Nov. 14, 2006: Appointed to the 39th House District seat after Dixie Allen vacated her seat to run for county commissioner as a Republican

2007-08: Served as Third Vice President of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus and treasurer of the OLBC Foundation

January 2009: Appointed to state Controlling Board

March 2012: First interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

June 12, 2012: Luckie stopped attending sessions and meetings of lawmakers

Aug. 9, 2012: Dayton Daily News reports Luckie is under criminal investigation

Aug. 10, 2012: Luckie withdraws from race against Republican Jeff Wellbaum

Aug. 12, 2012: Democrats choose former state Sen. Fred Strahorn to replace Luckie on the ballot

Oct. 10, 2012: Luckie is charged with 45 felony counts and 4 misdemeanor counts and enters a not-guilty plea on all counts

Jan 22, 2013: Luckie, pleads guilty to six counts of election falsification, one count of money laundering, one count of grand theft, and one misdemeanor count of filing a false ethics statement. He is sentenced to three years in prison and three years of probation under a plea agreement with the Franklin County Prosecutor. He is ordered repay $11,893 that he received in salary as an Ohio House member from when he was indicted in October until his term ended on Dec. 31.

March 17, 2013: Luckie turns himself in at the Franklin County Jail to begin his prison sentence. He is currently in the Southeastern Correctional Institution in Fairfield County.