Two Boogaloo Bois plead guilty to destroying records related to murder of police

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Sept. 13, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO– Two admitted members of the right-wing Boogaloo Bois pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on Monday to destroying records relating to the murder of police officers in Oakland and Santa Cruz County by an active-duty U.S. Air Force sergeant who was stationedContinue reading “Two Boogaloo Bois plead guilty to destroying records related to murder of police”

Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Sept. 3, 2021 VALLEJO – Few law enforcement officers in Solano County have confirmed with their employer that they have been vaccinated for COVID-19, despite the agencies placing restrictions on employees who do not confirm their vaccination status, according to data obtained through public records requests. Overall, only about 25%Continue reading “Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19”

Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 30, 2021 VALLEJO – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will have a discussion in September or October about possibly instituting a new oversight board of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. Such a board would be authorized under new state legislation passed last year that allows the supervisors toContinue reading “Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office”

Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 19, 2021 SACRAMENTO – A woman who was dragged from her car and beaten unconscious by Solano County Sheriff’s deputies last year sued the department on Wednesday, alleging excessive force and that the department covered up the deputies’ conduct. Nakia Porter, 33, said that she pulled over in DixonContinue reading “Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges”

Wife blocks release of Vallejo man accused of plotting to bomb Democrat HQ

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | July 20, 2021 VALLEJO – A federal judge was prepared to release a Vallejo man accused of plotting with a Napa mechanic to blow up the Democratic Party headquarters in Sacramento, but then ordered the man to remain in jail after his wife declined to act as his custodian. InContinue reading “Wife blocks release of Vallejo man accused of plotting to bomb Democrat HQ”

Vallejo man tied to Three Percenters charged in bombing plot with Napa mechanic

by Scott Morris | July 16, 2021 VALLEJO – A Vallejo man accused of being a co-conspirator in an alleged plot to blow up the Democrats’ headquarters in Sacramento was arrested this week and charged in federal court with conspiracy and destruction of evidence, federal prosecutors said. Jarrod Copeland, 37, was arrested in Sacramento on Wednesday,Continue reading “Vallejo man tied to Three Percenters charged in bombing plot with Napa mechanic”

Solano cops should monitor for extremist infiltration, oversight body report finds

by Scott Morris | July 12, 2021 VALLEJO – An oversight body recommended that Solano County law enforcement officials monitor officers’ social media postings for extremist support, something that none of the six agencies polled currently do. The Solano County Civil Grand Jury’s most recent report, released June 30, also found that while each law enforcementContinue reading “Solano cops should monitor for extremist infiltration, oversight body report finds”

Solano Sheriff to seek reelection, despite controversy

by Scott Morris | May 28, 2021 VALLEJO – Solano County Sheriff Tom Ferrara announced on Friday that he would run for reelection in 2022, seeking another four-year term after 10 years in the position. Ferrara has faced recent controversy after it was revealed that several deputies posted symbols of the Three Percenter anti-government militia onContinue reading “Solano Sheriff to seek reelection, despite controversy”

New body camera video shows Vallejo officer who killed Sean Monterrosa shoot at man’s back in 2017

by Scott Morris | May 14, 2021 VALLEJO – Three years before Vallejo police Det. Jarrett Tonn shot and killed Sean Monterrosa, he fired at a carjacking suspect who was fleeing on foot in a residential neighborhood. Tonn insisted that he saw the man, Victor Hurtado, with a gun, but none was ever found. New bodyContinue reading “New body camera video shows Vallejo officer who killed Sean Monterrosa shoot at man’s back in 2017”