Chief Deputy District Attorney Arrested on Drug Charges

LAS VEGAS -- 8 News Now has learned that Chief Deputy District Attorney David Schubert was arrested Saturday evening on drug charges.

According to sources Schubert was arrested in the area of Sierra Vista Dr. and Cambridge St . some time Saturday evening. He was arrested and booked into Clark County Detention Center on possession of cocaine charges. 8 News Now has also learned that Metro Officers served a search warrant on Schubert's house Saturday night as well.

In an interview with 8 News Now, Clark County District Attorney David Roger said police found crack cocaine in Schubert's BMW Saturday night. Roger said Schubert was riding with a passenger who told police he had been selling cocaine to the Deputy District Attorney.

Roger told 8 News Now that his office plans to prosecute Schubert just like any other criminal. They have secured Schubert's computer, taken his badge and started his termination process. If he is convicted on the drug charge, he faces one to four years in Nevada state prison.

Schubert has been involved in several high profile cases recently including last years arrest of Paris Hilton for cocaine possession and singer Bruno Mars's arrest earlier this year for cocaine possession.


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