Contra Costa County prosecutors say they plan to dismiss about a dozen cases involving arrests made by the former head of a drug task force under investigation.
An officer facing drug charges in the investigation of a Contra Costa County drug task force has resigned from the County Sheriff’s office.
A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy who was arrested Friday on drug charges had allegedly been working with a Concord-based private investigator to conduct so-called “dirty DUI” stops.
A Danville deputy sheriff is behind bars on suspicion of possessing and selling drugs. The arrest is part of an investigation of several officers who may have ties to a state agent who allegedly stole drugs from evidence lockers.