West Covina Mayor Mike Spence resigns amid drug investigation

WEST COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- West Covina Mayor Mike Spence has announced his resignation after his entanglement in a drug-related investigation.

Spence made his announcement at a City Council meeting Thursday night.

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He said he would officially step down on June 1, but he was voted out and removed from his position immediately.

His resignation comes after he was found unconscious in a hotel room in Costa Mesa earlier this month in what's being investigated by police as a possible a drug overdose.

A new mayor will be announced in June.
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