courts

  27 posts

  Aug 26, 2022

Vallejo targets private property owners to remove homeless people

The city of Vallejo is suing a property owner to remove people experiencing homelessness from an encampment....

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  Jul 18, 2022

American Canyon sues Vallejo over water dispute

Vallejo has sought to limit the amount of water it delivers to American Canyon as the state faces severe drought, according to the lawsuit....

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  Jul 08, 2022

Bay Area men indicted for allegedly bribing Vallejo official

They allegedly paid off a city of Vallejo building inspector to clear violations associated with an illegal cannabis business....

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  Jun 16, 2022

Vallejo Sun sues city to compel release of Skelly materials in Monterrosa shooting

The Vallejo Sun alleges the city is illegally withholding records from a Skelly hearing associated with the officer who shot and killed Sean Monterrosa outside during the early morning hours of June 2, 2020....

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  Jun 02, 2022

City of Vallejo seeks to quash subpoenas for investigator, PR firm in Monterrosa wrongful death lawsuit

Assistant City Attorney Katelyn Knight also confirmed, for the first time, the names of the other officers present when Vallejo police shot and killed Sean Monterrosa on June 2, 2020....

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  May 19, 2022

Solano DA’s former employees received $775K in settlements

Two claims name DA Krishna Abrams, as well as the two chief deputies in the office, Paul Sequeira and Sharon Henry, alleging acted under Abrams’ orders....

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  May 10, 2022

‘Time for war bro’: How an extreme right-wing Napa mechanic built an arsenal

A review of court and police records by the Vallejo Sun shows multiple missed opportunities by law enforcement to disarm Ian Rogers....

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  May 06, 2022

Judge sentences three Boogaloo militia members for destroying records after cop murder

U.S. District Judge James Donato sentenced Jessie Rush, Simon Sage Ybarra and Kenny Miksch each to 6 months in prison during the hearing in San Francisco....

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  Apr 25, 2022

Militia members plead guilty again to destroying records relating to murder of police

The judge warned that his sentence may “surprise” or “shock” them and told them to be prepared to surrender immediately....

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  Mar 23, 2022

Judge says outside investigation into Vallejo police badge-bending tradition has ‘no value’

The judge said retired Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano's investigation into Vallejo police's tradition of badge-bending after shooting someone on duty is "not designed to bring some light" into the practice....

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  Mar 22, 2022

Former Vallejo police lieutenant testifies that he started badge bending practice at Concord PD

Former Lt. Michael Kent Tribble testified Tuesday that he and another officer in Concord came up with the idea for officers to bend their badges following a shooting....

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  Mar 04, 2022

Environmental group sues Port of Benicia, Valero over alleged petcoke pollution

San Francisco Baykeeper alleges that port operator Amports has attempted to conceal its conduct by operating at night to prevent anyone from seeing discharges....

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