Jury Finds Ex-Indy Official Guilty In Strip Club Bribes Case

Law360, Wilmington (September 15, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal jury reportedly found a former Indianapolis city councilman guilty of bribery and attempted extortion Thursday for soliciting cash and campaign contributions in return for a strip club zoning permit.

Jurors found Lincoln Plowman guilty after two hours of deliberations and U.S. District Judge Larry McKinney put the ex-city official on house arrest until his sentencing, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported.

Plowman — also a major in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at the time of his arrest — faces a maximum sentence of...
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