Antonio Tillmon Monday faced his fiancee in a jailhouse wedding ceremony. Today he faced a federal judge in a sentencing for his role in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.
United States Senior Court Judge Malcolm Howard has continued the sentencing of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon until the court’s October 10 term.
The sentencing of the final defendant in Operation Rockfish and the only one of the 15 to enter a not guilty plea in the police corruption case is scheduled for September 12.
The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.
With the only person in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case to not take a plea found guilty earlier this week, it will be soon now when the other 14 wise enough to take a plea will be sentenced.
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.