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Re-Arraignment Set For Ex-County Executive

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a re-arraignment for former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has been set. 

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office says the re-arraignment for Johnson, accused of bribery and extortion, will take place Tuesday at noon in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. She did not give further details. 

A re-arraignment signifies that Johnson intends to plead guilty. 

Johnson was indicted in February on charges of extortion, bribery, witness and evidence tampering and conspiracy. He has pleaded not guilty and vowed to fight the charges. 

The indictment charges Johnson with accepting cash, campaign contributions and other gifts in exchange for helping developers secure millions of dollars in federal grant money. His wife, Leslie, a member of the county council, also faces charges in the case. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • JackDaniels


  • Ms. G

    Both he and his corrupt spouse should get 15 years in prison with no chance of early parole.

  • sheriff willie

    A couple of porch monkey’s that just know one thing. Greed.

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