By Michael G. Stogner
This might come as a surprise to the residents of San Mateo County but Attorneys file False Instruments with the Courts every single day, Would the San Mateo County Counsel’s Office do it? Sure it’s possible, lets find out. The District Attorney’s Office had 73 days to Investigate Massey and Warren, why the long delay. Who’s left in the D.A.’s office to conduct an Internal Investigation of the top two anyway?
Update: 1/10/2020 San Mateo County Counsel Attorney Joseph F. Charles appeared and his two clients D.A. Inspectors William Massey and John Warren remained outside the courtroom for several hours. They did not take the witness stand but never the less it was good to see them there. Mr. Charles asked for and got his Motion to Quash Subpoenas filed Jan. 07, 2020 SEALED. Why would he ask for that?
Another attorney (female) from San Mateo Counsel Office representing the Five Sheriff Employees who were there to testify and one unnamed Sheriff Employee involved in a Belmont “incident” while not on duty many years ago, and had nothing to do with Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez ( according to her) was there to make sure the Belmont Police report was not only not made public but that Juan Lopez’s Attorneys could not see it either. The Judge temporarily SEALED it to give the Government time to file a motion to seal.
Note: Attorney David Washington sued the City of Belmont November 13, 2014 for not providing the Police Report involving Sgt. Jason Edward Peardon, I know this because I filed the suit and personally served the City of Belmont Attorney. The PADP did a story on it the next day, the attorney claimed the suit was unnecessary and a phone could have resolved this matter. Within a couple of days the City of Belmont retained a Law Firm across the bay and Never provided the Police Report.
The Statement by San Mateo County Counsel that “Sheriff Sergeant Jason Peardon has nothing to do with the Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez.” case is Laughable, He is the Juan Lopez case. Finally the Belmont Police Report surfaces only to be SEALED.
According to a Motion to Quash Subpoenas filed Jan. 07, 2020 by Deputy Counsel Joseph F. Charles SBN 228456 in Case No. NF433910A former Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez. Mr. Lopez’s next court date is Tomorrow Jan. 09,2020 9:00AM SSF court Hon. Judge Danny Chou.
San Mateo County Counsel John Beiers Office just filed a motion Yesterday Jan. 7, 2020 to Quash Subpoenas for District Attorney’s Office Senior Inspector William Massey and Chief Inspector John Warren to testify tomorrow.
“In response to the October 28, 2019 Citizen Complaint served by Defendant Lopez, the San Mateo County District Attorney Office has commenced an Internal Investigation into the allegations made by Defendant in his October 28, 2019 Citizen Complaint has recently commenced, is ongoing, and will not be completed until after the completion of the Defendants underlying criminal trial.” This internal investigation subsumes all of the factual issues raised in the Citizen Complaint which include events that transpired as far back as 2015. More importantly Defendant’s criminal trial is likely to reveal the names of witnesses, events, information and additional evidence directly relevant to the District Attorney Office internal investigation into alleged misconduct (and potentially criminal misconduct) allegedly engaged in by law enforcement personnel.
How do they know when x Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez’s underlying criminal trial is going to be completed?
What date was this Investigation opened and Who is conducting it?
Why wasn’t this Investigation opened several years ago when Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez filed a lawsuit with the exact same complaint?
Senior Inspector John Warren, Lets hope this is on his off time.
Update 5:40 PM 1/8/2020 No response from San Mateo County Counsel John Beiers yet.
Michael Stogner <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Jan 8 at 11:46 AM
To: John Beiers
Cc: Dave Pine, David Canepa, Don Horsley, Carole Groom, Warren Slocum, Mike Callaghy
I hope you had good Holidays,
I writing a story on the Investigation of San Mateo County District Attorney’s top two Investigators Massey and Warren.
Can you tell me what Date that Investigation was opened?
Also Who is conducting that Investigation.
Michael G. Stogner
San Mateo County News.com
San Mateo County Counsel John Beiers waited to respond until the Judge Sealed the Motion to Quash.
John Beiers <email@example.com>. Jan 10 at 1:57 PM
To: Michael Stogner
Cc: Dave Pine, David Canepa, Don Horsley, Carole Groom,Warren Slocum and 1 more…
I hope you also had a good holiday season.
As you may know by now, yesterday the court ordered the Citizen’s Complaint and any information related to it including the DA’s internal investigation, sealed from disclosure as a confidential record. Therefore, the County is not at liberty to discuss the investigation or answer any questions about it because to do so would violate the court order.
San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has not responded.
Michael G. Stogner <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Jan 10 at 7:31 AM
To: Steve Wagstaffe
The San Mateo County Counsel has stated that your office is conducting an Investigation of Inspector Massey and Warren.
Can you confirm that?
Who is conducting that Investigation?
What date was that investigation opened?
Michael G. Stogner
San Mateo County News.com