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Manchester corruption case end
The former assistant police chief of Manchester admitted Friday that he schemed with a drug dealer to burn down a building.
The guilty plea by Todd Roberts, 36, brings an end to a case that alleged pervasive corruption among officials in the Clay County seat.
Roberts pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy.
Roberts, who was assistant police chief from 1998 until two weeks ago, will be sentenced Nov. 19. He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, but he probably will get less than 20 years because of his plea.
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