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Guilty plea in King City Police Department corruption scandal, part of prosecution deal

The previous owner of a King City towing company will testify for the prosecution in the King City Police Department corruption case, after pleading guilty Tuesday in court. 50-year-old Brian Miller pleaded guilty to both bribery and grand theft charges.

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office has offered Miller a lenient sentence of probation in exchange for his truthful testimony during upcoming court cases, prosecutor Steve Somers told KCBX.

Miller's brother, former police chief Bruce Miller, along with several officers are accused of conspiring to funnel towing jobs through Miller's Towing in exchange for free cars. Low-income Latinos were the target, according to the investigation.