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Dozens Arrested In Major Bay Area Drug Bust

Thirty-four suspects are behind bars in connection with a major law enforcement operation that involved the FBI as well as local police, targeting narcotics dealers in the Bay Area. Six suspects remain at large.

02/08/2012

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KCBS Cover Story: Dramatic Drop In San Francisco Narcotics Arrests

Four years ago, almost half the people in the county jails were there on drug charges. Now, it’s 25% – at most.

01/06/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Top CoCo Drug Cop & Friend Indicted By Feds For Drug Dealing, Prostitution

A federal grand jury indicted former Contra Costa County narcotics task force Commander Norman Wielsch and private investigator Christopher Butler on charges of illegally selling confiscated drugs and operating a brothel.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

San Leandro Cop Charged With Drug Offense Resigns

A San Leandro police narcotics detective charged with giving marijuana to an informant has resigned from the force.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Vallejo Man Arrested After Cocaine, Drugs, Cash Found In 2 Homes

A man suspected of selling cocaine was arrested after detectives discovered narcotics, handguns, and more than $12,000 at two Vallejo homes, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–06/12/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

FBI Takes Over Contra Costa County ‘Rogue’ Cops Probe

Federal authorities on Friday officially took over the probe into former narcotics task force Commander Norman Wielsch and other so-called “rogue” police officers in Contra Costa County.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Feds Expected To Take Over CoCo Police Corruption Probe

CBS 5 has learned that the federal government will be taking over the investigation into police corruption in Contra Costa County that includes accusations of drunk driving setups, the sale of confiscated drugs and the operation of a brothel.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

San Leandro Narcotics Detective Pleads Not Guilty To Dealing Pot

A San Leandro vice and narcotics police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony count of transporting and furnishing marijuana for sale.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Embattled Top CoCo Drug Cop Accused Of Running Brothel

The ex-commander of Contra Costa County’s drug task force, already charged with a slew of drug crimes, is now under investigation for allegedly running a brothel.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

San Ramon Officer Accused In Drug Probe Appears In Court

The third police officer charged in a widening police scandal in Contra Costa County made his first court appearance Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

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