For anybody that read the August 16, 2022 letter sent by San Mateo County Government to Rob Bonta the Attorney General of California you could see in the first sentence the cause of the letter “RECENT PUBLIC ATTENTION.”
Mark Racop has concerns about getting a Fair Trial in San Mateo County, He should be Very Concerned, Who in their right mind wouldn’t be? I’ve said for about 22 years San Mateo County Courts should be CLOSED until the Supervisors can assure the residents of Fair and Level Playing field in our Courts. They have NEVER been interested in that subject matter.
The public is asking for Sheriff Carlos to be fired and his pension to be forfeited, Don Horsley has not made an official statement. Rishi Kumar candidate for Congress has.
Thanks to LATIMES reporter Erica D. Smith
“In an era where law enforcement is under such siege, this seems like this was not very well thought out,” San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley told me. “What we’re trying to do — what we should be trying to do — is establish credibility with people, not do things that look like we’re doing favors. And that’s kind of, unfortunately, what this looks like.”
And on Saturday, the county retained retired Superior Court Judge Winifred Y. Smith to launch yet another investigation. WHY? “What we can do is extremely limited,” said Horsley, who was sheriff for 14 years. “This is the California Constitution. The sheriff is an elected officer. We can’t remove them from office. And nor would we, over one particular incident, but it is a heck of an incident.”
This comment has got to be my favorite Former School Teacher, Former Sheriff, and President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Don Horsley quote: “We can’t remove them from office. And nor would we, over one particular incident, but it is a heck of an incident.”
Don Horsley said “over one particular incident” Is the Mark Racop Batmobile Abuse of Authority case the only case of Abuse of Law Enforcement that Don Horsley is aware of?
Has Don Horsley ever heard of ret. San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez two Criminal Cases involving the exact same San Mateo County Employees committing crimes against a Sheriff Deputy? 15-SF-001819-E | The People of the State of California vs. JUAN PABLO LOPEZ, People vs. Juan Pablo Lopez case NF433910A, SF395377F | The People of the State of California vs. JUAN PABLO LOPEZ.
Has Don Horsley ever heard of Operation Dollhouse FBI Sting Operation on April 21, 2007 at 3474 Eldon Street, Las Vegas Nevada at 9:30 PM. LVMPD Spokesperson Bill Cassell stated his officers did come into contact with both Munks and Bolanos INSIDE the residence. Now that was either a drug deal gone bad 3,500 ecstasy tablets, and $25,000 cash or they were INSIDE to have sex with Human Trafficked Sex Slaves including a minor. Nobody knows because has ever Investigated it.
Has Don Horsely ever heard about the 2010 report of 45 male employees in the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office watching and sharing PORN and a VIOLENT RAPE VIDEO on San Mateo County Computers?
Has Don Horsley ever heard of Chinedu V. Okobi being killed by SIX San Mateo County Sheriff Employees in Millbrae on October 3, 2018. Did he ever watch the video that SMC Government made public which shows the Employees never provided medical assistance for 9 minutes after he stopped breathing.
Has Don Horsley ever heard of Sandra Lee Harmon who was executed by San Mateo County Sheriff’s Employees in Half Moon Bay on May 5, 2020. Has he ever watched the video that Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos provided the public which shows an unarmed woman with her hands up above her head and her back facing towards the Deputy who is firing at her. She did have 3 fatal shots in her back.
Has Don Horsley ever heard of Half Moon Bay Resident Rachel Quintana who was falsely arrested and charged in RETALIATION for making a report in the HMB substation.
Has Don Horsley ever heard of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League Embezzlement and Money Laundering Criminal Investigation. SMCSO Lt. Michael Leishman was the lead Investigator, that is a nice trick having the Sheriff’s Office investigate itself.
San Mateo County News.com has been reporting on Gangs, Organized Crime, Corruption in San Mateo County Government for many years. I’ve listed just a few off the top of my head.
San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and the “Those Who Matter” gang have been operating for MANY years. This is just the Tip of the Iceberg.
Everybody and their mother has known or should have known as of April 21, 2007 that Carlos G. Bolanos is a LIAR.
Thanks to Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes we now know that both of these two and several others are responsible for the ABUSE of a Minister in Indiana by the name of Mark Racop who makes the 1966 Batmobile car.
Does anybody think it is bad optics for a Sheriff to be giving a DDA an award?
Have SMC Investigators ever lied to a Judge to get a Warrant. Yes of course they have.
Does San Mateo County District Attorney ever knowingly file false charges? Yes of course he does.
Who thinks this is really cool, the FIVE San Mateo County Supervisors, that’s who.
Holy Organized Crime and Corruption in San Mateo County Government exposed properly.
This is going to be good, Mark Racop is an honest hard working businessman in Indiana who makes the 1966 Batmobile.
He has a court appearance August 19, 2022 at 9:00AM The “Those Who Matter Gang” has made sure he has to appear in court in PERSON. That is just one of the many tools they have access too, the ability to destroy your finances.
The Gang thinks it’s funny to show up at your business in another State, send all your employees home, put you in handcuffs, transport you to the local Sheriff’s Office then release you and let you know you have been Criminally Charged in San Mateo County, California.
He has had his Bank Account Frozen by the San Mateo County Law Enforcement Gang.
He has had his Google Data searched by the San Mateo County Law Enforcement Gang.
I have recommended this case be DISMISSED ASAP, Just like the ZAIN JAFFER case was. You will remember Mr. Jaffer was arrested by the Hillsborough Police Department at 4:00AM for Attempted Murder of his 3 year old son and 6 or 7 other Felony charges. The entire Criminal Case was quietly dismissed after a Magical Meeting. People vs. Zainali Jaffer 17NF012415A
This criminal case against Mark Racop should have NEVER been filed in the first place. How many San Mateo County Elected Officials and Employees were involved? That is the story.
The Hotels in San Mateo County should be comping Mark Racop today if they haven’t tried already, he should plan to stay a couple of days and get to know the San Mateo County Residents, take a tour of the Town of Atherton, where this story begins.
Residents could meet Mark Racop at the airport when his plane arrives, Come to his court appearance at 400 County Center, Redwood City California, possibly a PARADE.
This one case demonstrates what I and many others have been reporting to the proper authorities for more than 22 years. This is a perfect example of Organized Crime in San Mateo County Government.
San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos sent a 4 man TEAM of his finest Employees to Indiana recently. The TEAM was lead by Lt. Michael Leishman, It included Sergeant Sean Harper, Deputy Leddy, and Deputy Bradley P. Mulvihill. My question for the TEAM of 4, Did it ever cross your mind that this assignment was a TERRIBLE idea? Possibly even Criminal. I’ll bet if it didn’t cross your mind before you boarded your fligh, it has after ABC 7 I-TEAM Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes published his Video News Report about your adventure. As of last night after the story broke more then 2 MILLION Views and More than 10,000 COMMENTS.
San Mateo County Superior Court Judges, Is there any reason that Mark Racop of Indiana can not appear for his first court appearance on August 19, 2022 by ZOOM? What is the time estimate for this first appearance? Isn’t there still a PANDEMIC?
Lets not forget, Just because San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office say you committed a crime and charge you with a crime doesn’t mean that it is true.
Have the above mentioned agencies EVER Falsely charged any person before? Yes
Have the above mentioned agencies EVER Falsely charged a person simply to teach her/him a lesson about San Mateo County’s “Those Who Matter” Gang. Yes, Just ask ret. Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez
Are there any RED FLAGS about these Criminal Charges of a small business owner in Indiana?
San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos is the first RED FLAG.
San Mateo County Sheriff Lt. Michael Leishman is the 2nd RED FLAG. Does anybody remember the San Mateo County Sheriff Activity League (SAL) Embezzlement and Money Laundering Investigation involving several people and Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars?
SMCSO Lt. Michael Leishman was instrumental in producing the desired outcome of that Criminal Investigation. A reasonable person would know that it is a CONFLICT of INTEREST for a San Mateo County Sheriff Employee to investigate his Boss and co-workers. Lt. Michael Leishman had no problem with it.
The Five Supervisors of San Mateo County don’t want the residents/voters to know the Truth about the More than $10M of PPE purchased with Federal Grants FEMA according to James Brown President of the Wine Country Marines of Sonoma.
On January 13, 2022 Mike Callagy County Manager and Supervisor David Canepa, Candidate for Congress, both high ranking San Mateo County Government Officials told ABC 7 News Investigative Reporter/Journalist Dan Noyes who broke the story that they didn’t know anything about the More than $10,000,000.00 of PPE that was moved out of the SMC Event Center. They both were QUICK to identify this as a MISTAKE, and they had NO Idea how this happened, “They were calling in the Marines” and an Independent Investigation was going to be ordered to make sure this never happened again. Notice the Investigation was not meant to identify How many San Mateo County Employees knew about this and for how long.
Here is one of Mike Callagy’s employees who knew in September: Iliana Rodriguez,
I offer these 2 e-mails as a start, this is getting close to answer the question, Who Ordered the More than $10M of PPE to be moved from the secure and protected building at San Mateo County Event Center in September 2021?
Subject: PPE Update Hi Iliana, As you probably are aware, all PPE has been moved out of Fiesta Hall and is currently stored in a fenced area between Gates 9 & 10. The Red Cross was only able to take the 10 adjustable hospital beds (MASH type). Their storage area was not large enough to accommodate the remaining five bariatric beds nor the five “home style” hospital beds, all of which are in the outdoor storage area. The plan is to move as much as possible into Sequoia Hall after the SaaStr Conference, to protect it from the elements. The would require the County to rent Sequoia Hall as it would be filled with PPE. The following items would be relocated first. If any space remains, we will move the most useful of the remaining into Sequoia. Masks Gloves Beds All remaining FMS items and empty containers Bleach Please let me know if you are in agreement with the above.
Next day September 28, 2022 e-mail confirms 5 people knew about it
Iliana Rodriguez Deputy County Manager County Manager’s Office400 County Center, 1st Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 Phone l 650-363-4130Email l firstname.lastname@example.org
Why didn’t Scott Johnson, Iliana Rodriquez, Jas Sandhar, Dana Stoerh, Steve Perch, Avinesh Pal, come forward on January 13, 2022 and simply tell the truth?
April 19, 2022 BOS Meeting Agenda Item 12: Update Surplus Safety Equipment aka $10,000,000+ PPE at San Mateo County Event Center. The Government provided this Press Release about the meeting.
County of San Mateo Board Meeting Update: April 19, 2022
San Mateo County <email@example.com>To:firstname.lastname@example.orgTue, Apr 19 at 2:09 PMActions from today’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting.The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met via videoconference April 19, 2022. Below are the results of selected items on the agenda:HOUSING
Adopt a resolution authorizing the County Executive, or Director of Department of Housing as designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the County of San Mateo and the City of East Palo Alto for due diligence activities regarding a potential real property exchange.
Introduction of an ordinance amending section 3.53.030 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code to add an exception to the prohibition on firearm possession on County Property, permitting a person to possess a firearm for the purpose of immediately turning in that firearm to the San Mateo County Sheriff or any person or persons designated by the Sheriff at a County-sanctioned firearm buyback event taking place on that County Property, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety
A) Approving and adopting a form resolution from the State Department of Housing and Community Development, authorizing the County’s application to the Homekey Program for funding in a total amount not to exceed $22,074,495 to cover capital and operating expenses for a 53-unit hotel in the City of San Mateo (“Project”); and
B) Authorizing an allocation of up to $10,396,410 in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds, or other funds as determined by the County Executive, as a match of local funds from the County required by the Homekey Program, in the event the County’s application for funds from the Homekey Program for the Project is approved.
A) Authorizing and directing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Alta Housing Corporation (“Alta”) to afford the parties sufficient time to negotiate the terms of a Ground Lease Agreement and all documents evidencing and securing a predevelopment loan related to the operation and management of a permanent affordable housing development for homeless individuals and households/families or those who are at risk of homelessness (“project”) on County property located at 1818 EL Camino Real in Redwood City; and
B) Authorizing and directing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, in consultation with County Attorney, to negotiate and execute a Ground Lease Agreement and all documents evidencing and securing a predevelopment loan, in a total amount not to exceed $1,500,000 in Measure K funds, with Alta housing corporation, to cover costs associated with the operation and management of the subject property; and
C) Authorizing the Director of the Department of Housing, or designee, to execute contract amendments, which modify the County’s maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate).
This was two months before San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy said He didn’t know anything about it. Thank goodness Scott Johnson was wrong or was he?
November 10, 2021 To: Kim An Le, Finance Section Chief From: Scott Johnson Logistics Section Chief Risk Manager, County of San Mateo RE: Inspection of Damaged PPE at event center I have examined the store of PPE that was stored at the Event Center. My understanding of the timeline based on interviews with the staff is as follows. The PPE was stored in an indoor facility. The staff was directed to move the PPE to a fenced area outside to accommodate an event that was to occur at the event center. The PPE was stored without incident using tarps, elevated pallets and plastic wraps. Unfortunately, a rain event called ? River occurred on a few days between October 21st and October 25th with intensity not anticipated. The Bay Area experience up to 10 inches of rain in one day. It was the most rain recorded in the month of October in 173 years of record keeping. At one point it rained for 34 straight hours. Winds averaged 25 mph during the event but gusted as high as 60+ mph. While the PPE had been protected, the protection was easily overcome by wind and rain. There was no time or place to move the substantial amount of PPE to a different location. I have attached photos and an inventory, but in my professional opinion, it is a total loss. I question the efficacy of PPE meant to keep people safe from Covid-19 given the damage. It is simply not worth the risk to human life. Should you have any questions, please let me know. I can be reached at extension 4387.
Some follow up questions for Scott Johnson what method did you use to come to the conclusion on NOVEMBER 10, 2021 that all of the PPE that was moved out of San Mateo County Event Center by September 27, 2021 according to Steve Perich of the SMCEC Staff. What are the names of the Staff members that you interviewed per your letter. Where is the Inventory list of all the PPE that you declared a Total Loss?
The obvious question is How did San Mateo County Government Officials go from a “Total Loss” to “We didn’t know anything about it until ABC7 Dan Noyes broke the story on January 13, 2022” To 98% of the PPE is Useable and Undamaged and the Wine Country Marines of Sonoma per President James Brown will be Distributing all of it on January 25, 2022 to whoever he determines is a qualified organization.
San Mateo County News.com is also requesting the Partnership Agreement mentioned above.
January 12, 2022 San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management DEM Director Daniel Belville who works directly for Mike Callagy communicated with James Brown President of Wine Country Marines out of Sonoma. The next day January 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM the WCM posted on their Facebook page:
WINECOUNTRYMARINES.ORG Large Donation of PPE The Wine Country Marines are excited to announce a partnership with the San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management. Specifically, the County DEM has graciously donated to the Wine Country Marines a very large supply of excess inventory of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that they were p…
PPE Donation to Community Organizations Time & Location Jan 25, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM San Mateo, California
On January 17, 2022 I requested a copy of the Document for Donation of $10M PPE to Wine Country Marines James Brown.
From: Michael Stogner email@example.com Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 at 10:55 AM To: Michelle Durand firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Document for Donation of $10M PPE to Wine Country Marines James Brown CAUTION: This email originated from outside of San Mateo County. Unless you recognize the sender’s email address and know the content is safe, do not click links, open attachments or reply.
Hello Michelle, I hope things are going well for you. Could you please send me a copy of the Donation agreement to Wine County Marines, James Brown mentioned on his Facebook page January 13, 2022 6:00 PM The Wine Country Marines are excited to announce a partnership with the San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management. Specifically, the County DEM has graciously donated to the Wine Country Marines a very large supply of excess inventory of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that they were provided by FEMA, to be shared with the community at large.
Thank You, Stay Safe Michael G. Stogner San Mateo County News.com
Caiti Busch <email@example.com>
To: Michael Stogner
Cc: Jennifer Stalzer
Thu, Apr 14 at 5:02 PM
There was no written agreement between the County and Wine Country Marines that predates the January 27, 2022 agreement I produced to you. There was no written agreement prior to January 13, 2022 at 6PM, and there is no separate Financial Agreement. Because Mr. Brown is not a County employee, I cannot know what he meant in his blog post, but as far as we are aware, he was not referring to a written record.
The reason I asked for this document is simple, every time someone gives me more than $10,000,000 of something I like to have some kind written verification, proof, evidence etc that I in fact do have the authority to distribute this PPE which was paid for with FEMA money.
It took San Mateo County Government 90 days to say the truth.
There was no written agreement between the County and Wine Country Marines on or before January 13, 2022.