ACA.pope01.122717 (copy)

Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope arrives at the Lafayette Parish Courthouse for a hearing on Dec. 27, 2017, in Lafayette, La.

While Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is appealing his 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court, he won't have to serve it, an appeals court has ruled, KATC is reporting.

He was released at about 3:30 p.m.

Read the KATC report

Follow Ben Myers on Twitter, @blevimyers.