McGee order reversed; will remain in custody
A federal judge has ordered Milwaukee Ald. Michael McGee Jr. remain in custody pending trial.
The order reverses a Monday decision by a magistrate judge that he could be released on $10,000 bail.
Also yesterday, a grand jury issued a formal indictment against McGee, alleging five counts of bribery, three counts of extortion and one count of failure to report a large cash transaction.
He is due again in federal court Monday, and in state court on Friday.
See the indictment: http://www.wispolitics.com/1006/070711McGeeIndictment.pdf