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Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charge

By Ely Portillo and Elizabeth Leland, The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a federal public corruption charge, and now faces up to 20 years in prison. The plea capped a four-year investigation in which he took bribes in exchange for the promise of helping developers. […]

June 3, 2014

Former Charlotte Mayor Expected To Plead Guilty To Corruption Charge

By Michael Gordon and Rick Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine. According to court documents released to the public early Monday, Cannon will appear in […]

June 2, 2014

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Arrested, Accused Of Taking Bribes

By Mark Washburn, Jim Morrill and Mike Gordon, The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges after a four-year investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte announced. Cannon was charged with theft and bribery after an FBI sting operation, said Anne Tompkins, U.S. attorney for the […]

March 26, 2014