- Associated Press - Monday, May 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A jury in Philadelphia has deliberated for a third day without reaching a verdict in a drug squad racketeering case.

Six former city officers are charged with robbing drug suspects, lying on police reports and conducting raids before they got warrants.

Prosecutors say they stole more than $400,000 from 2006 to 2012 and put people in prison based on false evidence.

But the defense says the drug dealers are lying to get revenge on the officers who arrested them. Some accusers are also seeking damages from related civil suits.

The jury has been deliberating since Thursday after hearing about four weeks of evidence in federal court.

The panel is set to return Tuesday.

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