Local

Hearings Postponed for Officers Arrested in Corruption Crackdown

WMAQ_000000013737439_1200x675_503444547808.jpg

Two Prince George’s County officers arrested in the corruption crackdown remain behind bars after a defense attorney asked for a delay.

Sgt. Richard Delabrer had a detention hearing yesterday. His attorney asked for a delay saying the sergeant could face financial hardship because the federal indictment seeks forfeiture of his assests.

Prosecutors are seeking $3.5 million, 25 properties and 13 vehicles. Delabrer's hearing was delayed until Dec. 7.

Cpl. Chong Chin Kim’s hearing was also postponed.

Both were arrested Monday as part of a federal corruption probe. Although the hearings were delayed, both men remain in custody.


Fan, Follow and Text: Get the latest from NBCWashington.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Sign up for our e-mail newsletters and get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text DCBREAKING to 622339 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)

Contact Us