FBI, Philly Police Investigating Gov. Corbett's Son-in-Law

Multiple sources say Philadelphia narcotics officer Gerald Gibson has been put on administrative leave.

Last updated 6:20 p.m.

Multiple news outlets are reporting that the son-in-law of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police.

Sources tell NBC10 that Gerald Gibson, a narcotics officer, has been placed on administrative leave. Police reportedly issued a brief statement about an officer being removed from his duties after a joint investigation by the FBI and Internal Affairs. The officer was not reportedly identified and has not been arrested or charged with a crime.

WPVI-TV (6 ABC) reported that Gibson was allegedly found in possession of marked money that was used during a police sting operation.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that according to its sources in law enforcement, Gibson was specifically targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Anti-Corruption Unit and that his supervisors were aware of the sting.

Gibson is said to be separated from Corbett's daughter, Kate Corbett-Gibson, who is a deputy with the state attorney general's office. Corbett led the state attorney general's office prior to assuming the governorship in 2011.

The couple have a 1-year-old son.

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Ann February 03, 2013 at 03:12 PM
Amend, I don't hear hate spewing on both sides here! Can we stay on topic without the nastiness? Don't excuse bad behavior with other bad behavior! You sound silly when you inject yourself that way.
Ann February 03, 2013 at 03:21 PM
Smedley, you hit the nail on the head...divided we fall...that is and has been the Obama presidency...war on women, repub vs. dem, white vs. pretty much everyone, gun control vs. gun rights!!! I could go on. Where is the coming together to better our country? Obama talks a good game...I'll give him that!
Smedley February 03, 2013 at 04:20 PM
This is what I'm talking about Ann. This is B_ll Sh_t. Not Much has changed since Bush left office. There isn"t a dimes worth of difference between the Republicans and Democrats. The only thing they care about Money, Greed, and Getting Elected the next time around. When people start voting for third parties and independents instead of the status quo things will begin to change. Doing the same thing over and over again the same way and expecting a different result is the definition of Insanity. Albert Einstein
Ann February 03, 2013 at 06:09 PM
That's my frustration. I wasn't a big Bush fan, but I don't understand the love affair with Obama. How are we better off? I really didn't 't like Romney, but I knew what we had with Obama. I was willing to give Romney a chance. I was willing to give a moderate repub. a chance. I thought he would be more likely to have bipartisanship. After the election, it is clear that Obama is going even more left. We need both parties to come to the middle to move forward. It's obvious that Obama has no intention on a balanced approach. He is all talk. If you are going to insult a group of people and constantly need to prove your superior morality, you are going NO WHERE in moving the ball forward. Look at the way the Hispanics told him to stay out of immigration reform debate because there was bipartisanship, but he injected himself into it anyway. It's all about Obama, not really getting anything done. Talk a good game and make the Republican Party look bad seems to be his long standing plan. It gets us NO WHERE! Obama is blaming the republicans now for HIS economy. He is a child!
Earle Leo Nelson Jr. February 13, 2013 at 02:30 AM
And in 3 1/2 more years when he's gone "obummer" their still going to blame Bush, even though it was the democratic congress that wouldn't let George do a god dam thing to fix the economy.


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