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3rd ex-Cudahy official reaches plea deal in corruption probe

Cudahy Councilman Osvaldo Conde surrenders to federal agents after a five-hour standoff on Friday, June 22, 2012.

July 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A third former Cudahy city official reached a plea deal on Wednesday in connection with a federal corruption probe.

Osvaldo Conde was arrested last month and charged with scheming to approve a medical marijuana dispensary in exchange for money. He, who resigned from city council last Friday, agreed to plead guilty to bribery and extortion charges.

Cudahy's former Mayor David Silva and one-time City Manager Angel Perales have already agreed to the same deal. All three defendants face maximum sentences of 30 years in federal prison.

All three are set to be arraigned on Thursday in federal court.