In The News – Former Drum Corps Leader Pleads No Contest To Indecent Assault; Judge Calls Him ‘Disgusting’

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George Hopkins, the former director of the Allentown Cadets drum and bugle corps who was accused of sexual misconduct by a dozen women, pleaded no contest on Thursday to indecent assault and was sentenced to two years of probation.

Lehigh County Judge James T. Anthony also fined Hopkins $5,000, the most allowed by law, and called him “flatly disgusting.”

“I’m angry. Not just for [the victim], but for all the women who are taken advantage of by predators like you,” the judge said.

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Posted by on Saturday, September 26th, 2020. Filed under Current News, DCI World.