SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A San Jose police officer is out of jail after being arrested on suspicion of dealing marijuana that he kept in a storage facility.
Police say officer Son Vu was booked at Santa Clara County Jail on Tuesday on suspicion of possession of marijuana for sale. The 20-year veteran officer has been put on paid leave.
Sgt. Heather Randol says police were called to a storage facility by employees who reported finding a substantial amount of marijuana consistent with possession to sell.
Randol says police later determined that the 42-year-old Vu had rented the storage space.
Vu was released after posting $20,000 bail on Wednesday. He is due in court later this month.
Police Chief Larry Esquivel said in a statement that the department will not tolerate such criminal conduct.
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