Former drum corps director Hopkins charged with sexual assault

November 13, 2018

By Staff

George Hopkins, the former director of Allentown’s famed Cadets drum corps and among the most decorated leaders in the youth marching band activity, has been charged with two counts of felony sexual assault, the Lehigh County District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.

Hopkins resigned as director of the Cadets in April after the Inquirer published the accusations of nine women who said he had sexually harassed and assaulted them over the course of the nearly four decades he had led the organization.

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