Former police commander changes plea in corruption case
January 17, 2006 (WLS) -- A former Chicago police commander has changed his plea on corruption charges.
Prosecutors say Michael Accosta pocketed $4,000 that was designated for police recognition luncheons. At one time, Accosta supervised more than 100 police officers at O'Hare and Midway airports.
He originally entered a not guilty plea on mail fraud charges.
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