San Mateo County Voters can elect Mark Melville as Sheriff in 2022 and several things will change for the better the first day he is in office. These two gentleman will be removed from involvement of the Sheriff’s Office.
He has promised to release the Axon Log Records involving the May 5, 2020 Homicide by Law Enforcement of Sandra Lee Harmon. Currently there is only one person who is obstructing those records being made public. That person is San Mateo Counsel Attorney David Silberman. Why are those records important, Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos told the world that Sheriff Deputy David Dominguez did Not turn on his Body Worn Camera, He is the Deputy who fired 11 shots at Ms. Harmon including while she was unarmed with her hands above her head with her back towards the deputy. Ms. Harmon received 3 FATAL SHOTS to her back. Has Sheriff Carlos Bolanos ever lied to the residents of San Mateo County before of course he has too many times to mention here. The release of the Axon Log Records would VERIFY Sheriff Bolanos’ statement “Sheriff Deputy David Dominguez did Not turn on his Body Worn Camera” Who would object to that except David Silberman, Why?
I recently asked Candidate Mark Melville for San Mateo County Sheriff 2022, When he is elected Sheriff will he be replacing David Silberman as the attorney for the Sheriff’s Office? His short answer was Absolutely.
Michael, My short answer to your question is, absolutely. I know County Counsel is in place to “Protect” the County. I don’t believe the Sheriff’s Office is being well represented by Mr. Silberman. But then again, I have no idea what information he is being fed by Sheriff Bolanos. I believe in 100% transparency. If you are telling the truth, there is nothing to hide. You owe it to all the constituents of the County to properly identify the situation / incident and you tell everyone what it is you are going to do to rectify it. And, I might add you do it in a timely manner..!! Mark——
I can not think of a more impactful vote then the next Election for Sheriff of San Mateo County 2022.
You put in one good human being at the top and everything changes. Imagine that.
The City Manager is responsible for the Police Departments behavior. She is also responsible for the Agenda Items on council meetings and when Public Comment takes place during the meetings etc. Most cities in San Mateo County have the Public Comment at the beginning of the meeting and the time allowed to speak is in some cities is 3 minutes. There is a Zoom link for the meeting and that is published on the City Website for everyone interested to use. At the time of the meeting the Concerned Citizens simply go to that Zoom link and they are in the meeting.
Shawnna Maltbie likes to have a little more control on the Concerned Citizens speaking their minds. She makes them register in advance for a Public Meeting including giving your home address? That’s got to give most people that welcoming feeling, that Government really wants to listen to you. Also she likes the Public Comment to be at the END of the council meetings, that really helps in having fewer comments to have to listen to. Council meetings last for hours. April 26, 2021 for example had over 130 Concerned Citizens who pre registered to speak about Roger Allen’s Homicide.
Government (I mean Shawnna) does not like the public to criticize how things are going or to ask the obvious questions. Like why 4 Daly City Police Officers were at a disabled truck with a flat tire in the first place.
“Hello we are the Daly City Police Department we are here to assist you.”
When did DCPD start competing with AAA?
Shawnna Maltbie has refused to inform the public, Who was the first Officer on the scene?
Who was the Officer that allegedly reached into a vehicle and wrestle with Roger Allen R.I.P.?
How many shots do you say were fired?
Who did you communicate with to determine your actions to withhold all of the Transparency in this Homicide?
Was it your husband Jeff Maltbie City Manager of San Carlos? Was it your Father in Law John Maltbie former San Mateo County Manager? Your sister in law Jayme Ackemann (Maltbie)?
Daly City Government is a perfect example of the Maltbie Family 101 How to run SMC Government.
It has been 34 days since Roger Allen R.I.P. was shot and killed in the passenger seat of a disabled truck in the afternoon in Daly City.
That is all San Mateo County Residents know to this day, we do know the names of the four Officers involved, Big deal.
What did Half Moon Bay City Manager Bob Nesbit and Deputy City Manager Matthew Chidester and SMCSO Chief Saul Lopez do to make sure the Official Government Statement from Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos his Public Information Officer Rosemary Blankswade, Lieutenant Stephanie Josephson and District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe “Sheriff Deputy David Dominguez did Not turn on his Body Worn Camera,” was in fact a TRUE Statement?
The sad answer is very little. The question is Why? Why aren’t they as interested as Concerned Citizens?
It’s really SIMPLE, the AXON LOG RECORDS will verify the Government’s official statement. Who is obstructing the release of the AXON LOG RECORDS? Answer San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman. Why?
Below the Video created by Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos that was made public 41 days after the Homicide of Sandra Lee Harmon this False statement is made, The incident involved a woman, armed with a shotgun, who fired at a deputy. When did she fire? Where was she when this occurred? How many shots did she fire?
There is no mention of the Three Fatal Shots into Sandra’s back, the fact that she was shot at while unarmed and hands were above her head while her back was facing Deputy Dominguez, or the fact that Three shell casings were moved to support the governments official story.
A reasonable person would know that those are important facts the public should have been told by Sheriff Bolanos.
“Our goal in releasing these videos, while still early in the investigation, is to provide our community with as much information as possible when we have a tragic incident such as this,” Bolanos said.
Is that a true/honest statement? Remember the Video was released 41 days after Sandra L. Harmon was killed.
For the last 20 years Iv’e been asking the Supervisors to Make San Mateo County Safer. Make sure the Sheriff and PIO issue honest and accurate Press/News Releases when an In Custody Homicide by Law Enforcement happens. October 3, 2018, Chinedu V. Okobi and May 5, 2020 Sandra Lee Harmon are just two recent examples. When Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos lies about a Critical Incident and more specifically about the person, the human being killed by Law Enforcement, I think that is a bad thing. President David Canepa doesn’t.
Last month on April 7, 2021 Roger Allen was killed by somebody in Daly City that we know for sure. The Daly City Police Department put out an alert. Here is what it said:
·**POLICE ACTIVITY** on the 700 block of Niantic Avenue near Westlake Avenue. Please avoid the area. There is NO threat to the public. We will provide an update later. Thank you.
No mention that Roger Allen was shot and killed, and the entire incident from start to finish meaning his body was transported by ambulance from the Crime Scene in 16 minutes, according to DCPD and SMCDA. That’s Fast.
At the April 20, 2021 Board of Supervisor meeting during public comment at the 8 minute mark in the video of the meeting I asked the entire Board to make a public Statement supporting the Release of Names of the Daly City Police Officers involved and to Support Transparency. They all chose Not to do that.
It was the City Attorney Rosemarie Labog Zimmerman who finally released the names of the Four Police Officers Involved In the Homicide of Roger Allen who was killed on April 7, 2021. Her Press Release dated April 29, 2021 that’s 23 days after the Homicide by the Daly City Police Department. Who authorized the City Attorney to release the names? District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said that Police Chief Patrick Hensley could release the Officers names anytime, but is that true? He is an At Will Employee he might not be authorized to release those names. Who is his boss? Is it Shawnna Maltbie the City Manager? Lets see his employment contract.
An administrative investigation by an impartial outside investigator will also be conducted. Nobody is asking for an Administrative Investigation. Everybody knows an Administrative Investigation is useless.
City Attorney Rosemarie Labog Zimmerman, City Manager Shawnna Maltbie, Mayor Juslyn Manalo, are all responsible for withholding the names of the four Police Officers for 23 days. Why? What was gained by that? Did it create more or less Public Trust with the residents?
Here are the names: Officer Rosa Brenes, Lieutenant Michael Brennan, Officer Nicholas McCarthy and Officer Cameron Newton.
The naming of Police Officers involved in a Critical Incident is the absolute Minimum Standard San Mateo County Residents should accept from all Law Enforcement. That should happen within 24 hours.
Do Police Officers and top Law Enforcement Officials in San Mateo County lie to the Public? Of course they do. Do they always trash the memory and reputation of the person they just killed? Of course they do.
Chinedu V. Okobi Killed by Six San Mateo County Sheriff Employees on El Camino Real in Millbrae less than 8 miles from where Roger Allen was Killed. Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos lied about Chinedu within a few hours and left the lies on SMC Website for 5 months. SMCSO Sergeant Irfan Zaidi filed a completely False Police Report lying about ordering the removal of the handcuffs before the 8 minutes of chest compressions took place on the deceased.
Sandra Lee Harmon Killed by San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Dominguez, District Attorney Inspector Jordan Boyd received the unedited BWC Video within 24 hours of the Homicide. Boyd went along with the lies Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, and District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe promoted. What they all knew was Sandra was shot 8 times, 3 fatal shots in her back, She was shot at while she was unarmed and her hands were above her head. 3 of the 14 shell casings were moved (Evidence Tampering). Sheriff Bolanos, D.A. Wagstaffe, The Investigators, County Counsel David Silberman, were all ok with the above facts by omitted from the Government story and the unverified statement that Deputy Dominguez turned off his BWC before the homicide occurred.
From the bottom Ms. Zimmerman’s Press release: As reported previously, the City requests that anyone with information relevant to this incident to please call the District Attorney’s Office, Chief Inspector William Massey at (650) 363‐4883.
I would just like to point out that William Massey is Not San Mateo County District Attorney Chief Inspector.
San Mateo County District Attorney Chief Inspector is John Warren and has been for many years.
John Warren is a 26 year Daly City Police Officer (retired)
So getting back to the Elected Officials and Staff of Daly City, What was their plan and why did they go along with Terrible Idea of not disclosing the names of the Involved officers. The public knows that Police Officers will kill people in the line of duty, that is part of the job. The public expects Elected Officials and Staff to do their job, Not help cover up anything.
What caused 4 Daly City Police Officers to be at a disabled truck (flat tire) in the first place? Who was the first Officer on the scene? Which Officer fired her/his weapon twice into an occupied vehicle? How is it possible this entire event lasted only 16 minutes before the deceased was transported from the scene. That has got to be a Worlds Record.
What we know today 27 days later.
Roger Allen R.I.P. was shot and killed in Daly City by somebody on April 7, 2021
The Attorney General of the State of California Rob Bonta should Investigate this homicide, That’s not going to happen. Daly City has lost all credibility the Staff is Responsible, Look to the City Managers.
Daly City, San Mateo County is the perfect example of the Corruption that plagues the entire County.
On April 7, 2021 Roger Allen a Black man was shot and killed by somebody while he was sitting in the passenger seat of a disabled truck with a flat tire. That we know, and that is about all we know for now.
That was 25 days ago. Here are two examples from well established print and T.V. Media
Daly City officials changed course Thursday and identified four officers at the scene of the fatal police shooting of Roger Allen, after facing backlash for initially refusing to release the names.
Daly City on Thursday released the names of four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old San Francisco man earlier this month.
What I am asking is How was this information made public and by Who?
On April 26, 2021 Mayor Juslyn Manalo promised a Press Release naming the 4 Officers would occur on Wednesday. That did not happen.
A Press/News Release is pretty simple and straight forward, Date, Agency and person responsible for the statement. It would be on the Daily City Website somewhere, If it came from Police Chief Patrick Hensley you would expect to find it on the DCPD Website. It’s not. If Shawnna Maltbie the City Manager or Mayor Juslyn Manalo produced it, you would expect it to be on the City’s Website with their name on it. It’s not.
San Mateo County Residents were put on notice on April 25, 2007 by San Mateo County District Attorney James P. Fox R.I.P. and Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Those Who Matter, Modern Media efforts to make a story out of a non story, It will be Yesterday’s News and Irrelevant by tomorrow.
Think about that for a moment, Where do you get your information about San Mateo County?
Bay City News once wrote former “Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez Embezzled $400,000” from his campaign funds. When asked where did the reporter get that number, he said he didn’t recall.
The point I’m making is San Mateo County Elected Officials and Staff provide the information to a supportive News Business, Like Bay City News or a local TV station. They don’t ask any questions they simply make public the story SMC Government wants you to know.
Where is the Press Release that Mayor Juslyn Manalo promised?
In 2014 Errol Chang was killed inside his home in Pacifica by two Daly City Police Swat Team Officers. They were both ordered to enter the tiny home by who knows who of the Daly City Swat Command after being on scene for only 6 hours. They entered and assaulted Errol’s space and shot him in the chest 8 times killing him on the spot.
The Pacifica Police on the other hand did everything right. They were first on the scene and were in communication with Errol and his family members and nobody got hurt and they tried to calm him down to get him the help his family was trying to accomplish.
The question I have for Who knows Who in charge of the Daly City Swat Team that night is, What was your hurry?What did you think was going to happen when your two guys broke into the only safe space Errol had? What was your Plan?
Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said:
Officers Mario Busalacchi and Stephen Woelkers “undoubtedly saved the life” of Busalacchi by shooting and killing 34-year-old Errol Chang in the home he shared with his mother at 384 San Pedro Ave.
Daly City’s “Who knows Who,” could have saved Errol Chang’s life by not ordering Busalacchi & Woelkers into the house in the first place.
A special note and commendation for the conduct of Officers Busalacchi and Woelkers must be made. It is our belief that both officers conducted themselves in a professional, reasonable and proper manner and to the last moment sought to avoid the very result demanded by the conduct of Errol Chang. The reaction of both officers to the threat of imminent death to Ofr. Busalacchi is to be commended. Officer Busalacchi faced a remarkably dangerous situation, knowing that an angry, irrational and armed man was now raising the knife to stab him again. When he found it necessary to resort to lethal force, he did so in a manner that probably saved his own life. Ofr. Woelker’s conduct in seeking to prevent further attack and the likely death of his fellow officer was equally commendable. The conduct of the officers in this case can only be described as exemplary and the community was well served by their actions.
Daly City Police Department provided assistance with the investigation. Any reasonable person would know that this is a Bad Idea aka known as a Huge Conflict of Interest.
I hope you noticed what I call Wagstaffe 101 “very result demanded by the conduct of Errol Chang,” Always blame the deceased for his/her own death.
I don’t think Daly City Swat Officers deserve any commendation for following orders they knew meant finish this and kill him. When you put yourself in harms way, and then kill the person I don’t think that is bravery.
This Swat Team assault on the home after only six hours should be compared with the Redwood City Police and San Mateo County Sheriff Swat Teams combined 17.5 hour Standoff of James (Jim) McGee in Redwood City. Totally different outcome. Walked out said hi to his friends he was former RWCPD Officer nobody injured, no doors smashed in you get the picture.
Daly City Manager Shawnna Maltbie remains silent. It’s been 24 days since somebody from her Police Department killed Roger Allen. Each City in San Mateo County is responsible for the behavior of their Police Department. I now know that Mayor Juslyn Manalo has no authority over her Police Chief Patrick Hensley because she said several times in the April 26, 2021 Zoom meeting that she had asked the Chief for those names. She never said what his response was, she also said the names would be release Wednesday the 28th but that did not happen. So that leaves City Manager Shawnna Maltbie this is exactly why you have a City Manager in the first place, One person who is Responsible for the Police Department besides the Police Chief. Dave and Bill could have answered my e-mail in a minute they both know the answer they chose not to.
The Maltbie Family is San Mateo County Government which is “Those Who Matter.” Can anyone else think of one family that has four members involved in SMC Government, Jeff Maltbie son of John Maltbie is the City Manager of San Carlos, Shawnna Maltbie married to Jeff Maltbie, and Jayme Ackemann daughter of John Maltbie was a SamTrans Official during the Fraud non Investigation by the SMCDA’s Office. From her Twitter account: I said it. And I meant it. Writer RWC Climate Magazine:
Any reasonable person would know that Shawnna Maltbie should have disclosed the names of the four Daly City Police Officers Involved in the Homicide of Roger Allen within 24 hours of April 7, 2021.
Any reasonable person would know that Shawnna Maltbie should have FIRED Daly City Police Chief Patrick Hensley within 24 hours of this Homicide.
I sent this e-mail to the President of the Board of Supervisors and one of his top aides for two reasons.
David Canepa used to be the Mayor of Daly City and he would certainly know the answer.
Bill Silverfarb use to be a former newspaper reporter and editor who works in county government now. Worked for the San Mateo Daily Journal for 17 years and if he didn’t know the answer I was sure he could find out that answer in no time.
Michael Stogner <email@example.com>To:Dave Canepa, Bill SilverfarbFri, Apr 23 at 6:15 PM
Hello Dave and Bill, I know you two would know the answer to this question. Steve Wagstaffe has told me the Police Chief of Daly City could identify the 4 Police Officers involved in the death of Roger Allen on April 7, 2021. Of course naming them doesn’t mean that any wrong doing or crime has been committed. As you know it’s been 17 days and the Police Chief has chosen his behavior.
I’m just curious does City Manager Shawnna Maltbie have the sole authority to fire Patrick Hensley?
Does the Mayor have that sole authority or does the City Council have that Authority?
Thank You Michael G. Stogner
The Media and “Those Who Matter” Modern Media’s Efforts to make a story out of a non story Yesterday’s News by tomorrow e-mails back and forth between San Mateo County’s top FOUR Law Enforcement Officials.
Mayor Juslyn Manalo promised the April 26, 2021 ZOOM Meeting with over 130 participants the names of the 4 Police Officers Involved in the Homicide of Roger Allen would be released on Wednesday through a Press Release. That did NOT Happen. As a matter of fact the names have not been released per a Press Release period. Somebody sent a scoop to a news media favorite.
Who from Daly City released these names that Police Chief Patrick Hensley knew on April 7, 2021.
It wasn’t City Manager Shawnna Maltbie.
It wasn’t Assistant Manager Stephen Stolte.
It wasn’t Mayor Juslyn Manalo
Here are the names:
Lt. Michael Brennan Investigation Commander was a Swat Team Leader in 2012-2017.
Now today 23 days after the Homicide of Roger Allen by DCPD Officers we now have a Ruger instead of a Glock. And now it is a BB gun instead of a FAKE gun, whatever that is.
Ruger vs. Glock is a Big Deal.
Remember from start to finish was 16 minutes according to Hensley and Wagstaffe. When I say finish I mean in the ambulance and it left the crime scene.
What was Lt. Michael Brennan Investigation Commander doing at a disabled truck with a flat tire “we are here to assist you” incident?
Who released the names? Why wasn’t that done on day one, and why wasn’t it done on the ZOOM Meeting.
Update: The 1:30 PM turned out to be 4:10 PM Lasted about 45 seconds Continued.
Next Court Date is June 9, 2021 at 1:30PM
Today at 1:30 PM Courtroom 2A Phone number 1-206-279-9589 code 599028
Barbara Bonilla was the Executive Director of San Mateo County Sheriff Activities League. She was employed by the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. She was Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos’s Campaign Manager for Sheriff 2018. She was President of California PAL, and high ranking member of National PAL association.
She was investigated for Embezzlement and Money Laundering.
She is being Prosecuted by the Attorney Generals Office, who has said very little publicly about the case.