LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Arraignment was postponed Thursday for the husband of the mayor of Montebello, who was scheduled to be in court on six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school.

KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reports Ruben Guerrero, 44, was arrested Oct. 17 after Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigators set up an undercover operation.

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He has been charged with three counts each of possession for sale of a controlled substance and sale or transportation of a controlled substance.

Guerrero, the husband of Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez, is free after posting $60,000 bail last month.

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Cortez has expressed shock and disappointment over her husband’s alleged actions, and is urging the public to let the investigation play itself out.

A complaint from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office alleges Guerrero sold methamphetamine on three separate occasions — Sept. 26, Oct. 2 and Oct. 15 — within 1,000 feet of Montebello Intermediate School.

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If convicted, Guerrero faces up to 11 years in state prison.