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.

  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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  Aug 24, 2022

Vallejo City Council shows early support for forming strong police commission

The council said it wanted to see more of a model presented by Common Ground, a non-partisan group of religious and non-profit organizations....

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  Aug 10, 2022

Spokesperson Brittany Jackson leaves Vallejo Police Department

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams has another vacancy to fill after Brittany K. Jackson resigned from her position as the department’s civilian spokesperson....

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  Jul 11, 2022

Impacted families to issue demands during Vallejo City Council meeting; new tax measure likely for November ballot

Organizers are demanding that the city “vigorously pursue” the firing of Vallejo police Det. Jarrett Tonn....

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  Jun 17, 2022

Review officer found termination ‘excessive’ for Vallejo officer who killed Sean Monterrosa

While the city can still technically proceed with the termination despite the Skelly officer’s findings, it would likely lose during arbitration....

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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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  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 27, 2022

Vallejo officer who killed Sean Monterrosa’s termination overturned

The department sought to fire Detective Jarrett Tonn for violations of the department’s use of force policy and failing to de-escalate....

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  May 24, 2022

Incumbents lead fundraising in Solano Sheriff, DA’s race

Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams and Sheriff Tom Ferrara have so far raised more money than their respective challengers ahead of the June 7 primary election....

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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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