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Ex-San Bernardino official Bill Postmus pleads guilty to corruption

Bill Postmus appears in a booking photo.

March 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Former San Bernardino County supervisor and assessor Bill Postmus has pleaded guilty to several corruption charges.

As part of the plea deal, Postmus agreed to cooperate in an ongoing investigation and testify in future proceedings.

If that's fulfilled, Postmus will be sentenced on three felony charges, including conspiracy to accept a bribe and misappropriation of public funds.

Postmus could face a maximum five years in prison for the charges.