December 18, 2009 4:45 PM

SAN BERNARDINO • Court proceedings for former San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus and his former aide Greg Eyler — targets in a wide-ranging county corruption probe — have been delayed until Feb. 5.

Both former county workers appeared briefly Friday morning in San Bernardino Superior Court.

Deputy District Attorney Lewis Cope said all parties agreed on a continuance as they continue with the discovery process and the District Attorney’s office awaits reports from the grand jury.

Postmus is charged with nine felony counts related to embezzlement by a public officer, grand theft, perjury and drug possession. He faces up to eight years in state prison if convicted on all counts.

Eyler, former taxpayer advocate for the Assessor’s office, is charged with two felony counts of grand theft and embezzlement by a public officer. He faces up to three years in state prison if convicted on all counts.

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