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Two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies Charged for Selling Inmates Drugs


June 1993

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been charged with selling drugs to inmates (Anne Burke, "Deputy Charged With Selling Drugs To County Inmates," Los Angeles Daily News, 5/21/93, No page; No byline, "Deputy Faces Four Years For Selling Heroin," Los Angeles Daily News, 5/26/93, No page).

Deputy Albert Granados, 23, pled no contest to a felony charge of bringing heroin to inmates at the Bizcaluz Center county jail in East Los Angeles in April. He faces a maximum four year state prison term. A second deputy, Alfred Saenz, also 23, was arrested in May and pled not guilty to four felony charges of bringing heroin, cocaine, and marijuana into the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles. Both arrests followed undercover operations by Sheriff's Department investigators.