LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Four of the five police officers
accused of taking part in a drug trafficking and corruption scheme
in eastern Arkansas will remain in jail for the near future.
According to court filings, Winston Dean Jackson and Marlene
Kalb have waived their rights to hearings before a judge about
whether they should be allowed to post bond pending a trial. Two
other defendants, Robert "Bam Bam" Rogers and Robert Wahls, were denied bond last week.
The fifth, Herman Eaton, is expected to have a bond hearing this
The five officers are accused of taking bribes to protect drug
shipments and overlook offenses as part of a four-year
investigation dubbed "Operation Delta Blues." Seventy people have
been indicted in the investigation. Three of those people remain at
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