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HMB Resident doing what City Manager Bob Nesbit and Matthew Chidester Refused to do. Sue the County.

By Michael G. Stogner

I recommended the Half Moon Bay City Council, City Managers and the City Attorney sue Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and his attorney San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman, for their refusal to provide the AXON LOG RECORDS to the Public. They are the only two people standing in the way of releasing the AXON LOG RECORDS which are bought and paid for by the Taxpayers of San Mateo County. They also contain the data that would confirm the Government’s Story that San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Dominguez’s Body Worn Camera was in fact turned off when he fired 11 shots at Sandra Lee Harmon on May 5, 2020 in Half Moon Bay. HMB chose not to file the lawsuit.

What do you do when the Government refuses to do their job?

The residents of San Mateo County are responsible for the behavior of their Government, Elected Officials and Appointed Staff.

San Mateo County Residents should be Thanking, David C. Eblovi of Half Moon Bay for doing what the City Government should have done.

The Lawsuit by the Resident.

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Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, Prove It.

By Michael G. Stogner

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, I’m asking you to prove,Your Statement is true.

Sheriff Bolanos tells us that things moved so quickly that Deputy Dominguez was unable to activate his Body Worn Video.

Release the AXON LOG RECORDS.

San Mateo County News. com article Sandra L. Harmon

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San Mateo County Government Attorneys do the exact same disgusting thing.

By Michael G. Stogner

Just ask the Families of Errol Chang R.I.P., Yanira Seranno Garcia R.I.P., Chinedu V. Okobi R.I.P. San Mateo County’s George Floyd, and Sarah Gatliff the daughter of Sandra Lee Harmon R.I.P. Roger Allen R.I.P. All Homicides by SMC Law Enforcement.

Los Angeles County wants a judge to force Kobe Bryant’s widow to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to prove she suffered emotional distress from leaked photos of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.

Who supports this disgusting behavior, all FIVE San Mateo County Supervisors, and almost every other elected official in the County.

Why would San Mateo County Residents need a Citizens Oversight Committee? That is what the Supervisors are paid to do, SUPERVISE.

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SMC BOS President David Canepa, Has no questions or concerns about Carlos Bolanos LYING about Sarah Gatliff’s Mothers’ Homicide.

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County should know who Sarah Gatliff is, Her mother Sandra Lee Harmon R.I.P. was shot at 14 times struck 8 times and struck 3 times all fatal in the Back with hollow point bullets. Sheriff Bolanos never told the public she was fired at and struck in the back while she was UNARMED.

Supervisor President David Canepa has No questions or concerns about that. He endorses Sheriff Bolanos for Re-Election.

Sarah is in court next week October 27, 2021 at 1PM access is listed below. SMC Attorneys say a daughter has to prove standing, good guys and gals.

Webinar Access: All counsel, members of the public, and media may access the webinar information at https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/vc

Court Appearances: Adva nced notice is required of counsel or parties who wish to be identified by the court as making an appearance or will be participating in the argument at the hearing. A list of names and emails must be sent to the CRD at vccrd@cand.uscourts.gov no later than Friday, October 22nd, 2021, by no later than 10:00AM.

General Order 58. Persons granted access to court proceedings held by telephone or videoconference are reminded that photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings, including screenshots or other visual copying of a hearing, is absolutely prohibited.

Zoom Guidance and Setup: https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/.

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Chinedu V. Okobi, SMC’s George Floyd.

By Michael G. Stogner

Chinedu Valentine Okobi

Sunday, October 3rd at 2:00 pm, Chinedu Okobi Remembrance Rally led by the San Mateo NAACP, Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, Island United Church, Justice For Chinedu, the families of victims who died at the hands of law enforcement, community leaders and members. 

Tomorrow 2PM-3:30PM

Location: 400 County Center Building, Redwood City, California.

San Mateo County Residents don’t know very much about Chinedu V. Okobi’s Homicide, and that is exactly what the Government wants. When I say government I’m also including the Media/Newspapers.

Chinedu Valentine Okobi, is San Mateo County’s George Floyd, the difference is the world saw George Floyd Murdered because of a very brave 17 year old girl who videoed it and placed it on the internet before Law Enforcement, Elected Officials could get there hands on it. That is what happened in San Mateo County.

First lets start at the Top with Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, He is a LIAR, that is NO SECRET.

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos Omits Community Service Officer (CSO) Joseph Gonzales name. He was Very Involved.

Chinedu V. Okobi was not running in and out of traffic, before Deputy Wang targeted him. Chinedu did NOT immediately assault Deputy Wang. Chinedu died on El Camino Real in San Bruno/Millbrae. The Six Sheriff Employees did not provide ANY life saving Measures for 9 minutes after they killed him.

Chinedu Valentine Okobi, was a 36 year old Father, Son, Brother, Moorehouse College Graduate, who was simply walking on the sidewalk on a sunny afternoon in Millbrae, when SMC Sheriff Deputy Wang got attracted to him.

I will be joining this group of very good humans tomorrow. I remember when I first met them at a Board of Supervisor Meeting, I thought to myself, These are my People.

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Shawnna Maltbie Please explain.

By Michael G. Stogner

Shawnna Maltbie

Shawnna Maltbie is the City Manager of Daly City, California Her Police Department released this press release on April 7, 2021 the day Roger Allen was shot and killed by DCPD Cameron Newton. Cameron Newton fired TWO Shots at close range into the vehicle striking Roger Allen once with a fatal shot. The official Press release states only one shot was fired, WHY?

This is not that difficult, You collect the weapons and count the bullets.

Now when you know that the first Daly City Official Press Release is a lie, the foundation for the investigation has been set. I have not seen Shawnna Maltbie demanding an explanation? Same is true for all Council Members.

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DALY CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Daly City Police Department Brandon Scholes | Sergeant #63Bscholes@dalycity.org
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RELEASE DATE:

April 7, 2021

Dateline: Daly City, CA

Officer Involved Shooting

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at approximately 1:55pm, a Daly City Police Officer contacted the occupants of a vehicle on the 700-block of Niantic Avenue. During the contact, a Daly City Police Officer fired a single round from a service weapon, striking an unidentified man. Officers immediately rendered medical aid, and the man was transported to a local trauma hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. One officer received a non-life-threatening injury. This investigation is in the early stages and no further details are currently available.

Daly City Police Department Investigations will support the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office, who will lead the investigation as outlined in the San Mateo County Officer Involved Critical Incident Protocol.

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San Mateo County How many Good Humans would it take?

By Michael G. Stogner

Chinedu Valentine Okobi

How many of these CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS could a Good Human tolerate. I say ZERO.

A Good Human would say “I have taken an Oath.” I can’t sit through another one of these B.S. Meetings.

How many of these meetings has Don Horsley, David Canepa, Carole Groom, Warren Slocum, Dave Pine, John Beiers, David Silberman attended?

7/14/2021Departments:CLOSED SESSION 
On agenda:7/20/2021Final action:
Title:Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: C.M.O., a minor, by and through her Guardian ad Litem Mi’Trease Johnson v. County of San Mateo, et al. United States District Court -Northern-Case No. 3:19-cv-02992-JCS Consolidated with: Maureen Okobi v. County of San Mateo, et al United States District Court -Northern-Case No. 3:19-cv-03002 Conference with Legal Counsel 

The reason I’m asking is this, every one of the above mentioned people knew or should have known shortly after October 3, 2018 at 1:30PM that Unarmed 36 year old Chinedu V. Okobi was killed by SIX San Mateo County Sheriff Employees. After he was tased 7 times, struck with extended Baton, Dog Piled by all six employees, sprayed in face at close range with O.C. spray, Handcuffed, spoke his last word and was sat up on El Camino Real, Millbrae/San Bruno and was not offered ANY medical Life Saving measures for the next 9 minutes by any of the SIX SMC Employees. Does that sound familiar. It didn’t take long for the Government conspiracy to be formed. “He was breathing and had a pulse while in the Sheriff’s Custody” The simple truth is that is a LIE. All of the above named people Know that or should know that.

It has been 2 years and 9 months since the Chinedu V. Okobi Homicide by Six SMCSO Employees. What was Maureen Okobi mother of Chinedu and Mi’Trease Johnson mother of Chinedu’s daughter asking for San Mateo County in order to settle this on the very first CLOSED SESSION MEETING?

San Mateo County just agreed to pay $11.4M for a Whistleblower case where nobody was KILLED.

San Mateo County get good humans in the elected positions. Settle these cases, and stop killing innocent civilians.

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The real San Mateo County.

By Michael G. Stogner

Chinedu Valentine Okobi R.I.P.

Yesterday July 20, 2020, 21 months after Six San Mateo County Sheriff Employees Killed 36 year old Chinedu V. Okobi on El Camino Real in Millbrae/San Bruno The Supervisors discussed in Closed Session the progress of the two Civil Lawsuits that the relatives have brought against San Mateo County and a long list of Employees who were involved in the Misinformation aka Lying to the Residents of SMC about what actually occurred on October 3, 2018.

This happens every time Law Enforcement in San Mateo County kills a man or woman. The San Mateo County Media, San Mateo County Counsel, and San Mateo County Supervisors join in the character assassination of the DECEASED.

In Chinedu’s case everyone knows by now that the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office has No Plan in place on how to make a Pedestrian Stop. Thats right Chinedu Okobi was simply walking down the sidewalk while Black when Sheriff Deputy Joshua Wang spotted him while he was traveling northbound in his patrol car. He activated his lights which activated his dashboard video camera which shows him making a U-turn.

Within 8 minutes Chinedu was Tased 7 times, struck with extended baton, Dogpiled by SIX SMC Employees and sprayed with O.C. spray in the face at close range while being handcuffed where he died. From that moment on San Mateo County started to promote the false story of “He was breathing and had a pulse when the Sheriff’s Office Employees turn him over to the AMR people.”

Nothing could be further from the Truth.

There is NO EVIDENCE that any of the Six Employees checked Chinedu Okobi’s pulse or provided ANY Life Saving measures after he was handcuffed and approximately 9:30 minutes passed before ARM people touched him.

How much Taxpayer Money has SMC Supervisors approved for this legal action? How much have they spent to date?

Today 9:00 AM U.S. Court for the 2 Civil cases

U.S. Court Calenda

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Thank You, A.G. Rob Bonta

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County can use your help, Please Investigate Tim Singer, Errol Chang, Yanira Serrano Garcia, Chinedu V. Okobi, Sandra Lee Harmon and Roger Allen Homicide cases just to name a few.

Note: I’m not suggesting Tim Singer was killed by Police, but the Investigation into his Homicide was done by San Mateo County Sheriff Office, It was not investigated as a Hate crime and look to the 2 Death Certificates cause of death.

“One of the most important tasks ahead for public safety and our society is building and maintaining trust between our communities and law enforcement,” Bonta said.

Article in todays LATIMES

Bonta forms special teams
Attorney general opens field offices to investigate fatal police shootings across state.
By Patrick McGreevy
SACRAMENTO — The state Department of Justice has opened field offices throughout California to investigate police shootings that kill unarmed civilians and has told law enforcement agencies that they must notify the state whenever such incidents occur, Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta said Wednesday.
The actions, including the opening of investigative offices in Los Angeles and Riverside, were in response to a new law that took effect July 1 requiring Bonta’s office to independently probe all fatal police shootings of unarmed civilians to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against officers.
Bonta said he expected the two new teams, one for Northern California and one for Southern California, would investigate 40 to 50 fatal police shootings each year based on historic trends.
“One of the most important tasks ahead for public safety and our society is building and maintaining trust between our communities and law enforcement,” Bonta said. “Impartial, fair investigations and independent reviews of officer-involved shootings are one essential component for achieving that trust.”
The attorney general said 27 special agents and six supervisory agents would make up the California Police Shooting Investigation Teams. The Northern California office is in Sacramento.
Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), author of the new law, said he was concerned that the state Department of Justice had denied requests from some community leaders to undertake independent investigations of several high-profile police shootings.
The state DOJ has traditionally deferred to county prosecutors, who have handled such cases after investigations by the law enforcement agencies involved.
“Police shouldn’t police themselves, and the current system is fraught with conflicts of interest,” McCarty said during debate on the bill. He noted he had first proposed such legislation in 2015 and since then more than 800 people had been shot and killed by police in California.
The measure, Assembly Bill 1506, was opposed by some law enforcement groups, including the California State Sheriffs’ Assn., which said it could result in duplicate state and local investigations and that the state DOJ lacked the resources and was not equipped to take on the new responsibilities.
The measure “bypasses local investigatory processes, including established agreements to have outside agencies investigate officer-involved uses of force,” the association said in its opposition letter to lawmakers last year.
On Wednesday, Cory Salzillo, the association’s legislative director, said in a statement: “The sheriffs continue to work closely with the attorney general and Department of Justice on the implementation of procedures for the authority described in AB 1506.”
Under the law, the DOJ must investigate the fatal police shootings and submit a written report that states the facts of the case, its analysis, provides a conclusion on each issue raised by the shooting and recommends whether policies of the law enforcement agency should be changed.
If the DOJ determines criminal charges are warranted, it would prosecute the officers.
Bonta said his office would also continue to conduct “pattern and practice” investigations of law enforcement agencies if there appear to be problems beyond one incident. Those kinds of investigations, aimed at determining whether reforms should be pursued, are ongoing involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Vallejo Police Department.
On Wednesday, Bonta formally launched the new investigative teams and released the guidelines and protocols his office would use in investigating fatal police shootings, saying his agency will make public its investigative findings, including explanations when a decision is made not to seek a criminal prosecution.
Bonta said investigators would be deployed throughout the state with an emphasis on areas where there had historically been the most police shootings.
The field offices will allow investigators to get to the scenes of shootings quickly, he said.
The shooting investigation teams “will work in coordination with local responding agencies throughout the investigation of the officer-involved shooting, and members … will serve as concurrent, independent special agent investigators of these critical incidents,” the DOJ said in a statement.
Once an investigation is completed, the case will be turned over to the DOJ’s Special Prosecutions Section within the Criminal Law Division for review.
Administrative or civil investigations remain the responsibility of the law enforcement agency that employs the involved officers.
Bonta was a state assemblyman before Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed him attorney general in March to fill a vacancy left by Xavier Becerra’s departure to become U.S. Health and Human Services secretary in the Biden administration.
As a lawmaker, Bonta was a co-author of the legislation he is now implementing.
He said during a news conference Wednesday that the investigations would not be easy but that he expected local law enforcement would cooperate.
“I’m honestly not expecting a lot of pushback or tension or obstacles,” Bonta said. “We will be prepared for any that do arise.”
Representatives of the LAPD did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the new state investigation teams.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will “enthusiastically work collaboratively” with the DOJ in investigating fatal shootings of unarmed civilians, said Capt. John Satterfield, adding that the “goal is to assist the DOJ in completing a comprehensive, fair and impartial joint investigation.”
The state budget approved for the fiscal year that began July 1 includes $13 million to staff the investigation teams.
The DOJ said before Bonta’s appointment that it would need $26 million to properly investigate the 40 deadly police shootings that the state averaged each year.
He said Californians deserved an independent and transparent process for determining whether police officers acted properly when shooting unarmed civilians. He also said the issue was personal for him.
“I’ve heard firsthand the hurt and the pain that too many families and communities feel in the moments after these incidents,” Bonta said. “I have witnessed the lack of trust that these investigations will be treated fairly by our criminal justice system.”

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City of Half Moon Bay Public Safety Subcommittee Meeting June 24th.

By Michael G. Stogner

This is the City response after tabling the Jimenez-Rarback Report last week. Three of the council members want more discussion from the public, more listening sessions. They don’t think 7 years since Yanira Serrano Garcia’s Homicide by a sole San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy with No Plan on how to handle the Non Emergency Medical 911 call by her brother Tony Serrano is enough to take corrective action. Of course it is.

The Jimenez-Harback Report called for the creation of a Chief of Police for Half Moon Bay. A position with authority that answers to the City council. That seems like a strange request since Half Moon Bay has Sheriff Captain Saul Lopez who has attended many recent Zoom meetings he is identified as the Chief of Police of Services.

Joaquin Jimenez and Harvey Rarback have discovered what many in San Mateo County Government have known for a long time. The city has absolutely No say in how Sherif Carlos G. Bolanos provides Law Enforcement/Public Safety Services.

The Sandra Lee Harmon Homicide May 5, 2020 is a perfect example. Sheriff Bolanos told the world there was a Shootout and Ms. Harmon fired first at Deputy Dominguez. Of course if that Official Statement were true nobody would blame Deputy Dominguez for returning fire causing the death of Ms. Harmon. He told his Sergeant he fired 5-6 rounds. He actually fired 11 rounds, He failed to mention he fired at her first, and also while she was unarmed with her hands above her head and her back towards him. Ms. Harmon was shot three times in the back all Fatal. He also failed to mention he did not turn on his Body Worn Camera.

The AXON LOG RECORDS keep a precise record of all devices involved in a Critical Incident, example when they were turned on/off.

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman are the lead opposition for making the AXON LOG RECORDS Public.

Those Records would prove the Government’s Official Statement to be true, Why won’t they release them?

The City of Half Moon Bay has requested those records and have been denied.

The Public Safety Subcommittee Meeting is set for June 24, 2021 5:00 P.M. at the Library

I recommend Half Moon Bay Invite Hon. Judge Lisa Novak, Rachel A. Quintana and Retired San Mateo County Sheriff Sergeant Michael Otte to attend a future meeting.

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