The sentence was identical to that handed down by Lyon earlier this month to co-defendant Daniel Kotter.
Kotter, a former Perry police officer, was accused in September 2011 of offering a Utah Highway Patrol trooper $1,000 to not appear at a Utah Drive License Division hearing for Jones, who had previously been an Ogden police officer and Weber County sheriff's deputy.
Kotter and the trooper communicated several times via texts and phone conversations, several of which the trooper recorded.
"... Kotter told [the trooper] that he did not want to call it a 'b-r-i-b-e' but a Christmas bonus," investigators wrote in Kotter's arrest warrant.
Jones was getting a job where he needed a commercial driver license, Kotter said, and didn't want to lose his license over the DUI.
Kotter also asked the trooper about Jones' blood-alcohol level. When the trooper replied via text message that it was about 0.15, almost double the legal limit, Kotter upped his offer to $2,500.
After a hearing was scheduled with the Driver License Division, Kotter met with the trooper at a Phillips 66 convenience store in Ogden and gave him $2,000 in cash in exchange for skipping the hearing.
Kotter was arrested as he drove away from the store.
Jones said in court papers that Kotter knew the trooper well, and would take care of the matter. Jones said he and Kotter agreed to give the trooper " 'a Christmas present' for his willingness to help me out."
But Jones said Kotter told him the trooper wanted the money before Christmas, and since Jones did not have any money, Kotter agreed to pay the entire amount.
Jones admitted that he "aided or encouraged" Kotter's actions.