Antonio Tillmon could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty on drug trafficking and bribery counts Monday.
United States Senior Judge Malcolm J. Howard signed an order today moving the Operation Rockfish trial of Antonio Tillmon to May 15.
As his sentencing date draws close, the attorney for the first Operation Rockfish defendant to plead guilty in the case is seeking a variance in his client’s punishment.
United States Senior Judge Malcolm Howard Tuesday agreed to continue the sentencing of 13 of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants until the June 13 term of court.
A continuance in the sentencings of 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case is being sought.
Antonio Tillmon’s Operation Rockfish trial in federal court has been moved to the April 24 term, court records show.