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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Former San Ramon Police Officer Louis Lombardi pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing drugs, money and property while serving search warrants and making arrests.
Former 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.
A 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.