Sean Monterrosa

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Sean Monterrosa was killed by Vallejo police Officer Jarrett Tonn in June 2020. Tonn and two other officers were arriving at the scene of a looting when Tonn fired a high-powered rifle through the windshield of their unmarked pickup, killing Monterrosa.

  Jan 26, 2023

Vallejo police union ignored subpoena in Sean Monterrosa civil rights case, attorneys allege

Failing to respond to a subpoena could result in court sanctions....

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  Jan 19, 2023

Former Vallejo police chief to collect $408K in severance

Williams will receive the severance in a lump sum which is equal to 18 months of his salary at $131 per hour....

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  Dec 20, 2022

Common Ground optimistic about Vallejo police oversight model

The Vallejo Sun spoke with several members of Common Ground, a non-partisan group of religious and non-profit organizations in Solano and Napa counties, about their thoughts on the ordinance....

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  Dec 20, 2022

Policing and protest on Vallejo's waterfront

The conflict over a new Vallejo police headquarters echoes past fights as Vallejo’s waterfront has a long history of protest....

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  Dec 15, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves police oversight model

The council voted 6-1 to approve an ordinance creating a three-prong oversight approach....

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  Dec 12, 2022

The Vallejo Sun wins three SF Press Club awards

The Sun took first place in the best investigative reporting category and third place for best continuing coverage and best news story categories....

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  Dec 05, 2022

Vallejo releases draft of police oversight model

The council is scheduled to hold a special workshop starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday to receive public input on the proposed model....

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  Dec 05, 2022

Vallejo seeks to end order shielding cop who killed Sean Monterrosa

In its request filed in September in Solano County Superior Court, Vallejo officials claim that “there is no justifiable reason” to keep the injunction since numerous news outlets have publicized that officer Jarrett Tonn killed Monterrosa....

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  Dec 02, 2022

Vallejo police union president Lt. Michael Nichelini’s termination overturned, returns to duty next week

The arbitrator’s decision clears the way for the brash union president to return to the department after nearly two years....

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  Oct 03, 2022

Vallejo proceeds with firing Det. Jarrett Tonn for killing Sean Monterrosa

The department will attempt to fire Tonn despite the findings of a mandatory review hearing that the department waited too long to act....

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  Sep 15, 2022

Behind the scenes: One year of the Vallejo Sun

It’s been a year since veteran journalists John Glidden, Scott Morris and Brian Krans launched the Vallejo Sun....

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  Sep 14, 2022

Vallejo council approves raise for City Attorney Veronica Nebb

Nebb’s contract was extended through to December 31, 2027 with a 20% salary increase of $31,000 retroactive to July 1, bumping her contract from $219,000 to $250,000....

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