It reads straight out of a "whodunit" novel. Suspected dirty cops, a publicity-hungry private investigator, attractive Mommy P-Is, and the take down of a respected narcotics unit.
By now you’ve heard the allegations against police commander Norman Weilsh and Concord private detective Christopher Butler. They are accused of selling drugs they stole from evidence lockers
What you haven't heard is how it all unfolded.
It all started when Diablo Valley Magazine senior editor Peter Brooks was working on a feature article on a group of East Bay moms who were doing under-cover surveillance.
NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre explains in an exclusive report: