Cop pleads guilty in special ops scandal
September 23, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer pleads guilty to charges in connection with the special operations section scandal.
Margaret Hopkins was sentenced to 60 days in jail and two year probation after pleading guilty to official misconduct and providing a false statement.
Hopkins is one of seven special operations section officers accused of breaking into homes and shaking down suspects.
ABC7 has learned that another officer, Frank Villareal, is expected to plead guilty on Friday.
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