Former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer, estranged wife of state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, faces drug and child-endangerment charges after her arrest last week in Orange County.
The arrest marks the latest chapter in a sad, very public soap opera of sex, drugs and bizarre behavior that has cost Nadia Lockyer, 41, her political career, her marriage and now, perhaps, her ability to be with her 9-year-old son.
Police went to the Orange home where Lockyer and her son, Diego, were staying with a relative on Aug. 28 after a caller tipped them that she might have drugs there, said Farrah Emami, spokeswoman for the Orange County District Attorney's Office. She said officers found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia-- tubular aluminum foil with a burned end -- at the house.
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