Jun 02, 2022

The Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa, two years later

Vallejo Police Det. Jarrett Tonn shot Sean Monterrosa in the back of the head on June 2, 2020....

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  May 16, 2022

City council to get update on Vallejo police reform

The council will also consider banning possession of catalytic converters without proof of lawful possession....

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  May 04, 2022

Solano DA candidates Abrams, Henry debate equity, accountability in ACLU forum

The candidates know each other well, as Chief Deputy District Attorney Sharon Henry is challenging her boss, District Attorney Krishna Abrams....

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  Apr 18, 2022

Vallejo police offer up questionable use of force statistics

The police union said that the 33% decline in reported force incidents was because there were fewer officers in the department....

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  Mar 15, 2022

Air District board approves abatement order for longstanding toxic releases at Valero Benicia refinery

Valero released more than 10,000 tons of excess hydrocarbons over 16 years....

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  Feb 07, 2022

Solano Sheriff’s Sgt. Cully Pratt, who made Three Percenter gun rack, retires from department

Pratt said he did not believe the Three Percenter symbols represented anti-government views....

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  Dec 13, 2021

San Francisco City College to name scholarship after Sean Monterrosa

Monterrosa, 22, grew up in San Francisco and was a former City College student before he was shot and killed by Vallejo police Det. Jarrett Tonn....

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  Dec 08, 2021

Vallejo detective facing termination said there was no option ‘whatsoever’ but to kill Sean Monterrosa

Thursday’s disclosure also contained redacted audio files of interviews with key players as Vallejo detectives investigated their own....

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  Dec 02, 2021

Report finds Vallejo’s Jarrett Tonn violated policy when he killed Sean Monterrosa

The department still has not named Jarrett Tonn as the shooter, but indicated in a press release that it intends to impose discipline for the policy violations....

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  Nov 01, 2021

Vallejo community expresses distrust of police during DOJ listening session

One facilitator said participants didn’t have anything positive to say about the police force but he noted that “the community is going to see this through, they aren’t going anywhere.”...

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  May 26, 2021

Drone files raise new questions of evidence destruction in Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa

Newly available files raise new questions about what happened to any footage captured by the drone....

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  Mar 08, 2021

Amid calls for investigation, sheriff stands by deputies who displayed militia support

He said that he did not believe the deputies aligned themselves with the extremist group they promoted....

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