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Disgraced deputy Derrick Penney arrested in Idaho, facing extradition

Posted: 1:16 PM, Sep 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-07 20:17:37Z

Former Kern County Sheriff's Office deputy Derrick Penney has been arrested in Idaho.

Officials at the Ada County Sheriff's Office confirm Penney is in custody. He was arrested and faces a "fugitive to Idaho" charge. 

Officials in Ada County said there was a warrant out of another state for Penney. They could not specify where the warrant was from. 

Penney was connected to a drug ring operated by former Bakersfield Police officers Damacio Diaz and Patrick Mara. 

He was previously arrested and given probation along with ex-deputy Logan August.