The newly independent Mission Local reports:
A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted two police officers and a former police officer who were assigned to the Mission Station with “conspiracies to distribute controlled substances, against civil rights, and to commit theft concerning federally-funded programs,” according to a press release issued Thursday from from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
One officer was also charged with extortion.
The Mission Station defendants include Sergeant Ian Furminger, 47, of Pleasant Hill, Officer Edmond Robles, 46, of Danville and Reynaldo Vargas, 45, of Palm Desert, California.
The defendants were issued a federal summons and will make their initial appearances tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. before the US Court Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte in federal court in San Francisco.
Defendant Vargas will appear before Judge Laporte at 2:00 p.m. today.