Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy charged with obstructing officer

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy has been charged with obstructing an officer after the deputy interfered with a crime, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Deputy Bradley Scott Dietze has been charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting, delaying or obstructing a peace officer.

Dietze is expected to be arraigned on Dec. 23 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Alhambra Branch.

According to the district attorney’s office on October 29, 2018, Dietze allegedly lied to an LAPD officer who was investigating whether a marijuana distribution warehouse was being robbed in downtown Los Angeles.

If convicted, Dietze faces a possible maximum sentence of one year in county jail.

The case is currently being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau.