Christopher Butler

Ex-Contra Costa Sheriff's Deputy Found Guilty In 'Dirty DUI' CaseA 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.
Deliberations Begin In East Bay 'Dirty DUI' Police Corruption CaseA 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.
Former East Bay Drug Task Force Commander Gets 14-Year Sentence In Corruption ScandalA 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.
Disgraced East Bay Drug Cop Pleads Guilty In Corruption ScandalA 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.
East Bay Drug Cop To Plead Guilty In Corruption ScandalThe 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.
East Bay 'Dirty DUI' Private Investigator Sentenced To 8 Years In PrisonThe disgraced former police officer in Pleasant Hill’s sensational “Dirty DUIs” and stolen drugs scandal has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
East Bay Divorce Lawyer Accused Of Wiretapping, Tax EvasionA 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.
Ex-PI Pleads Guilty, Ex-Cop Sentenced In East Bay Police ScandalA 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.
Judge Blocks ‘Dr. Phil’ Appearance For Indicted Contra Costa CopA 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.
Contra Costa Cop Accused In Drug Probe Allowed On ‘Dr. Phil’ ShowThe 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."
Ex-Contra Costa Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In ‘Dirty DUI’ CaseFormer Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy Stephen Tanabe pleaded not guilty to aiding a private investigator in arranging the drunken driving arrests of three husbands in divorce cases.
State Advancing East Bay Drug Cop Case Pending Federal ProceedingsA disgraced former police commander was back in state court Thursday morning, along with several other co-defendants; as the state charges from the Contra Costa District Attorney’s office proceed just six months after the feds took over the case.
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