California Law Enforcement Scandal: FBI, U.S. Attorney Take Over Investigation

By Jennifer Wadsworth – The San Ramon Patch – June 3, 2011 Four men arrested in the widening CNET scandal could face new charges in addition to those brought by the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. The FBI and U.S Attorney’s Office have taken over investigating an East Bay law enforcement corruption scandal that could now involve out-of-state drug trafficking. Three former Contra Costa law enforcement officers and a private investigator,  charged with selling drugs, conspiracy, illegal weapons possession and setting up people for DUI arrests, may soon face federal charges as well, according to Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson. [ Full story at: http://sanramon.patch.com/articles/fbi-us-attorneys-office-take-over-law-enforcement-corruption-case ]

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California Law Enforcement Scandal: FBI, U.S. Attorney Take Over Investigation