Founder of anti-drug program is arrested in Redondo Beach drug sting

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Kendall Craig Farris, who heads the Over the Wall Foundation in Marina del Rey, was arrested Thursday at a Starbucks after an undercover Redondo Beach officer was allegedly sold methamphetamine and ecstasy.

According to police reports, Farris, arrived at the coffeehouse in a taxi and an undercover officer gave him an envelope containing $480 in exchange for the methamphetamine and ecstasy. Farris was subsequently arrested.

This pills turned out to be fake, but Farris was arraigned Friday on charges of selling a substance that he alleged was drugs. He is being held on $106,500 bail.

Interestingly, Farris is the author of the book “Drugs, Kids and Crime: Surviving Our Drug Obsessed Culture.”

Comments about this post can be directed to Marina del Rey Drug Attorney William Weinberg at (714) 834-1400.