Posted June 6th, 2014 @ 9:07am
The two San Diego cops, husband and wife, were arrested during a drug bust by the San Diego Sheriff's Department that happened June 5th in the East County and 4S Ranch. The officers -- 41-year-old Jennifer Charpentier, 41, and 32-year-old Bryce Charpentier -- were taken into custody without incident.
Bryce Charpentier was booked on charges of sales of a controlled substance, possession, transportation, under the influence while in possession of a loaded firearm and conspiracy.
Jennifer Charpentier was booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance, sales, transportation and conspiracy.
The sheriff's department stated the officers' alleged involvement in the crimes came to light within the past few days. San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman was notified and briefed by Sheriff Bill Gore, who said the San Diego Police Department is fully cooperating with the investigation.
In a statement, the police department said that upon being notified of their arrests, Zimmerman placed both suspects on leave and revoked their police powers.
Bryce Charpentier is a six-year member of the department who works out of the Mid-City Division. Jennifer Charpentier has been with the agency for 18 years and is assigned to the Western Division.