Vallejo city manager confirmed Tonn as shooter days after Monterrosa was killed, emails show

by John Glidden | April 6, 2021 VALLEJO – Five days after Sean Monterrosa was shot dead by Vallejo police detective Jarrett Tonn outside a local Walgreens, City Manager Greg Nyhoff confirmed Tonn’s identity to at least two members of the Vallejo City Council, newly released emails show. In response to an email from then-Vallejo CouncilmanContinue reading “Vallejo city manager confirmed Tonn as shooter days after Monterrosa was killed, emails show”

Federal judge tosses Vallejo’s change of venue motion in Monterrosa lawsuit

by John Glidden | Feb. 12, 2021 VALLEJO – On Thursday, a federal judge denied a request from the city of Vallejo for a change in venue in a civil lawsuit filed by the family of Sean Monterrosa, the 22-year-old San Francisco man shot and killed by Vallejo police outside a local Walgreens last June. DistrictContinue reading “Federal judge tosses Vallejo’s change of venue motion in Monterrosa lawsuit”

[Brief] Vallejo reaches 29 homicides in 2020

JohnGlidden.com staff report | Nov. 30, 2020 VALLEJO – With just a month left in 2020, the city of Vallejo recorded its 29th homicide of the year when a 20-year-old Sacramento man was shot and killed in north Vallejo over the weekend, the Vallejo Police Department announced on Monday. Vallejo police said they received reports ofContinue reading “[Brief] Vallejo reaches 29 homicides in 2020”

New taskforce created to investigate fatal officer-involved incidents in Solano County

by John Glidden | Nov. 13, 2020 VALLEJO – A special Solano County interagency taskforce has been created to provide independent investigations following the use of deadly force by a law enforcement officer in the county, District Attorney Krishna Abrams announced Thursday. Staffed by detectives from law enforcement agencies throughout the county, the Solano County MajorContinue reading “New taskforce created to investigate fatal officer-involved incidents in Solano County”

[Brief] Vallejo records 25th homicide of year

JohnGlidden.com staff report | Nov. 9, 2020 VALLEJO – A 24-year-old Vallejo man, shot near the Park Place shopping center in the northern section of town on Nov. 2, died Sunday, Vallejo police confirmed in a press release. The city didn’t release the man’s name, pending notification of next of kin. According to police, officers respondedContinue reading “[Brief] Vallejo records 25th homicide of year”

[Brief] Vallejo experiences 24th homicide of 2020

JohnGlidden.com staff report | Oct. 18, 2020 VALLEJO – The city recorded its 24th homicide of 2020 after a 28-year-old Vallejo man was found shot to death early Sunday morning. Vallejo police said at about 3:52 a.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1900 block of Ascot Parkway. Arriving officers found theContinue reading “[Brief] Vallejo experiences 24th homicide of 2020”