Christopher Butler

(CBS)

Ex-Contra Costa Sheriff’s Deputy Found Guilty In ‘Dirty DUI’ Case

A federal jury on Tuesday afternoon found a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud and extortion for aiding a former private investigator in arranging so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville.

09/03/2013

Former Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Tanabe. (CBS)

Deliberations Begin In East Bay ‘Dirty DUI’ Police Corruption Case

A federal jury began deliberating in San Francisco Wednesday in the case of a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy accused of arranging three so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville in 2010 and 2011.

08/28/2013

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Former East Bay Drug Task Force Commander Gets 14-Year Sentence In Corruption Scandal

A sobbing former Contra Costa County drug task force commander was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison for stealing drug evidence, robbing prostitutes and making phony arrests.

05/20/2013

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Disgraced East Bay Drug Cop Pleads Guilty In Corruption Scandal

A former Contra Costa County drug task force commander pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to a number of felony charges stemming from a police corruption case that scandalized the Bay Area.

12/05/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

East Bay Drug Cop To Plead Guilty In Corruption Scandal

The former commander of an East Bay narcotics task force is pleading guilty to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the street with the help of a private investigator.

12/04/2012

Christopher Butler

East Bay ‘Dirty DUI’ Private Investigator Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

The disgraced former police officer in Pleasant Hill’s sensational “Dirty DUIs” and stolen drugs scandal has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

09/26/2012

(CBS)

East Bay Divorce Lawyer Accused Of Wiretapping, Tax Evasion

A San Ramon divorce attorney was arrested at her Oakland home Tuesday on federal charges of evading taxes and conspiring with a former private investigator to bug the cars of her clients’ husbands, U.S. prosecutors announced.

09/18/2012

(CBS)

Ex-PI Pleads Guilty, Ex-Cop Sentenced In East Bay Police Scandal

A federal judge sentenced a former San Ramon police officer to three years in prison Friday for his involvement in a Contra Costa County law enforcement scandal.

05/04/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Judge Blocks ‘Dr. Phil’ Appearance For Indicted Contra Costa Cop

A planned trip by an indicted former drug squad leader to Los Angeles to appear on the “Dr. Phil” television talk show has been blocked by a federal judge in Oakland.

02/06/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Contra Costa Cop Accused In Drug Probe Allowed On ‘Dr. Phil’ Show

The former commander of a Contra Costa County drug squad won permission from a federal magistrate in Oakland Thursday to travel to Los Angeles for what his lawyer said is an appearance on “Dr. Phil.”

02/02/2012

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