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.
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 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."
Former San Ramon Officer Pleads Guilty To Drug TheftFormer San Ramon Police Officer Louis Lombardi pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing drugs, money and property while serving search warrants and making arrests.
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.
Ex-San Ramon Officer Accused Of Domestic ViolenceA former San Ramon police officer who was allegedly wrapped up in a Contra Costa County police scandal was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of domestic violence, sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said.
Ex-Investigator Pleads Not Guilty Over CoCo Brothel, Drug Ring ChargesA former private investigator in Contra Costa County indicted for allegedly stealing drugs from a state-run drug task force has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
Top CoCo Drug Cop & Friend Indicted By Feds For Drug Dealing, ProstitutionA 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.
FBI Takes Over Contra Costa County 'Rogue' Cops ProbeFederal 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.