Ex-Schaumburg cop Matthew Hudak pleads guilty in drug ring scandal

April 29, 2014 12:21:06 PM PDT
Matthew Hudak, a former Schaumburg police officer, pleaded guilty to four counts in connection to a 2013 robbery and drug scandal.

Hudak is one of three former Schaumburg officers accused of running a drug ring by re-selling cocaine and marijuana they stole from drug dealers and police seizures.

Hudak pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance, official misconduct, burglary and offense of armed violence. He told the judge he was sorry for his actions and for casting a "dark shadow" on the police enforcement community.

He faces up to 30 years in prison.

Hudak, and co-defendants John Cichy and Matthew Hudak all resigned from the Schaumburg Police Department.