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Pacifica Resident Therese Dyer is the expert on Corruption in San Mateo County.

By Michael G. Stogner

I don’t remember the exact date when I first met Therese Dyer but I do remember where it was. It was in line to enter the 400 County Center Building in Redwood City, California where we both were going to speak to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County during the two minute Public Comment.

I remember thinking, The Five Supervisors and their Staff should meet with Therese right away and get to the bottom of this subject matter she just reported to them, Corruption in San Mateo County, specifically in the District Attorney’s Office, The Courts, The Investigators etc. Most reasonable thinking residents would want the Supervisors to look into this to find out if her statements were true and accurate, and if they were too FIX IT.

I knew Therese was a Veteran, and had served on the San Mateo County Grand Jury.

It was at that BOS Meeting that I thought a simple fix would be for the Supervisors to set up a Public Data Base where all Notifications of wrong doing by San Mateo County Employees/Elected Officials could be filed. As anyone who has ever taken the time and energy to go to a BOS Meeting on a Tuesday morning at 9:00 AM to have the opportunity to Inform the Supervisors of Criminal behavior or other serious subjects knows, 2 minutes goes by pretty fast, and you might be a little nervous. Most likely you can not come close to saying everything you want to say.

I remember being so nervous before I made Public Comment to the Supervisors of SMC, reporting Corruption of some Law Enforcement Employees, and every time I spoke the Supervisors would say “Thank You, Mr. Stogner for your comments.” I became more comfortable once I realized that they couldn’t care less about the Corruption.

A Public Data Base however would allow you to state everything, Names, dates, allegations etc. The other benefit is that information would be Public.

I can say this about Therese Dyer, for the last 20 years that I am aware of, She has been doing her very best to inform the Residents of San Mateo County of the Corruption in the Government.

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What would You, have done?

By Michael G. Stogner

By the year 2010 I had been working on Eliminating Corruption in San Mateo County for about 10 years. I received this document from a very Brave and Proud Female San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy. I remember thinking Why Me? I’m just a San Mateo County guy trying to do the right thing. Her first sentence let me know others have known about my efforts for the previous 10 years. My main goal was to protect this Sheriff Deputy and make sure she did not get FIRED. Mission accomplished.

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office 45 Males sharing Pornography and a Violent Rape Video

The obvious question for all Elected Officials in San Mateo County is, What did you do about this?

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, What did you do about this, when you were the Under Sheriff in 2010.

Candidate for Congress David Canepa

Supervisor President David Canepa now a Candidate for Congress, What did you do about it?

How many of the now 760,000 residents read about this in 2010 or even now in 2021. What was the outcome? How many of the 7 print media businesses EVER reported on this subject?

A reasonable person would think this is a Newsworthy story.

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SFPD Sergeant Davin Lyle Cole in Court Today. To listen call 503-300-6847 code 438807 Time 9 AM, 21SF012848A

By Michael G. Stogner

SFPD Sergeant Davin Cole on Administrative Leave

Update: The Judge asked Davin Lyle Cole’s Attorney, “Why is your client NOT HERE.” His attorney represented to the court that he is in Rehab and the somebody at Rehab said it would be a bad idea for him leave and show up at a San Mateo County Superior Court today. So Judge said OK and allowed him to appear on ZOOM.

Next Court date is February 7, 2022 @ 2:00 PM

Lets see how this case goes, Robbery, with a Gun, Resisting Arrest.

Here is a really good PR piece on his arrest, “Everybody is Shocked” “It was a Secret,” “Nobody Knew,” and he is now in Rehab.

The title is the give away: SFPD sergeant arrested for robbing Rite Aid in treatment for prescription pill addiction.

ABC Story on Arrest

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

I was not able to find the Booking Photo from San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, under the Leadership of Carlos G. Bolanos, that is another Red Flag, that this is a “Those Who Matter” case.

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, Please release the Booking Photo of SFPD Sergeant Davin Cole, and can you tell the public why you didn’t in the first place?

I checked the SMCSO Press Releases for SFPD Sergeant Davin Cole Arrest and found Nothing, Zero, Zip,

Here is what I did find for November 5, 2021

A fair and level playing field would make all Booking Photos available to the Public, The Five Supervisors of San Mateo County Support Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos’ method of picking and choosing which Booking Photo and Arrest to make Public. That is a very Bad Idea.

This looks a little more serious then the Media has reported.

DescriptionStatuteLevelDate1PC212.5(c)-FEL-

Second Degree Robbery212.5(c)Felony 2nd Degree11/03/20212PC212.5(c)-FEL-Second Degree Robbery212.5(c)Felony 2nd Degree11/03/20213PC212.5(c)-FEL-Second Degree Robbery212.5(c)Felony 2nd Degree11/03/20214PC212.5(c)-FEL-Second Degree Robbery212.5(c)Felony 2nd Degree11/03/20215PC25400(c)(6)-FEL-Carry Concealed Loaded Weapon25400(c)(6)Felony11/03/20216PC25850(c)(6)-FEL-Carry Loaded Firearm In Public Place, Person,Vehicle25850(c)(6)Felony11/03/20217PC148(a)(1)-MISD-Resist, Obstruct, Delay Of Peace Officer Or EMT148(a)(1)Misdemeanor11/03/20211PC12022(a)(1)-ENH-Special Allegation-Armed With Firearm12022(a)(1)Enhancement11/03/20212PC12022(a)(1)-ENH-Special Allegation-Armed With Firearm12022(a)(1)Enhancement11/03/20213PC12022(a)(1)-ENH-Special Allegation-Armed With Firearm12022(a)(1)Enhancement11/03/20214PC12022(a)(1)-ENH-Special Allegation-Armed With Firearm12022(a)(1)Enhancement11/03/20211PC1192.7(c)-ENH-Serious Felony1192.7(c)Enhancement11/03/20212PC1192.7(c)-ENH-Serious Felony1192.7(c)Enhancement11/03/20213PC1192.7(c)-ENH-Serious Felony1192.7(c)Enhancement11/03/20214PC1192.7(c)-ENH-Serious Felony1192.7(c)Enhancement11/03/20211PC667.5(c)-ENH-Special Allegation-Prior-Any Felony667.5(c)Enhancement11/03/20212PC667.5(c)-ENH-Special Allegation-Prior-Any Felony667.5(c)Enhancement11/03/20213PC667.5(c)-ENH-Special Allegation-Prior-Any Felony667.5(c)Enhancement11/03/20214PC667.5(c)-ENH-Special Allegation-Prior-Any Felony667.5(c)Enhancement11/03/2021

That is a perfect example of Corruption.

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How many Criminal Cases has he testified in the last 11 years and How people are in Prison because of his testimony?

He was on the Gang Task Force.

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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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A.G Rob Bonta keeps his promise, Charges Salvador Sanches x LAPD Officer with Voluntary Manslaughter.

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County there is reason for hope in the Law Enforcement Homicides of Errol Chang, Yanira Serrano Garcia, Chinedu V. Okobi, Sandra Lee Harmon and Roger Allen. Did San Mateo County Grand Jury ever convene for any of the above homicides? I don’t think so, Why not? Even if they did A.G. Rob Bonta just proved why they are not that important.

Independent and thorough review of the evidence and the law. That has always been what is important.

Salvador Sanchez, 32 former Los Angeles police officer was arrested on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter and two counts of assault with a firearm, according to a criminal complaint.

The A.G. has filed these charges after the Riverside grand jury heard evidence in this matter and concluded there was no basis for any criminal issues. This is the problem with Grand Jurys, the public rarely knows what evidence was presented to the jury.

“Where there’s reason to believe a crime has been committed, we will seek justice,” California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta said in a statement. “That’s exactly what these charges are about: pursuing justice after an independent and thorough review of the evidence and the law. 

Last year, LAPD Chief Michel Moore and the city’s civilian Police Commission ruled Sanchez’s actions were out of policy and were weighing whether he should be fired.

“The decisions and actions of this officer cannot be justified and are inconsistent with the department’s core values, training and expectations of every member of this organization,” Moore said last year.

Salvador Sanchez killed 32-year-old Kenneth French and wounded his elderly parents during a brief confrontation inside a Costco in Corona in June 2019. French, who lived with his parents, had the mental capabilities of a teenager, according to relatives.

A.G. Press Release Criminal complaint at bottom

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Broadmoor Police Chief Michael Connolly is Gone. It’s about time.

By Michael G. Stogner

He resigned two weeks ago.

The San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges Thursday June 17, 2021.

Two charges of Government Code section 1090

One Charge of Government Code section 87100

Mr. Connolly’s next court appearance is in SSF Courthouse June 24, 2021 8:30 AM

Results: Mr. Connolly plead Not Guilty to all charges.

Broadmoor Residents need your help

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Mark Melville on Releasing the Axon Log Records.

By Michael G. Stogner

Retired SMC Sheriff Deputy Mark Melville

I recommended the City Council of Half Moon Bay file a lawsuit against Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman because they were the only two people refusing to release the Axon Log Records of the Sandra L. Harmon Homicide by Law Enforcement Incident. I informed the council that Candidate for Sheriff 2022 Mark Melville said he would. They chose not to do that for some reason.

Re: Axon Log Records Question for Sheriff Candidate


Mark D Melville <mdmelvillescg@gmail.com>To:
Michael Stogner
Fri, Nov 27 at 3:15 PM

I can assure you unequivalently, I will release said records…..There is absolutely no reason not to release the records….Transparency…!!!!  


On Fri, Nov 27, 2020 at 7:47 AM Michael Stogner <michaelgstogner@yahoo.com> wrote:


Somebody has asked me, to ask you and I think you have already answered but this is a little different.

When you are elected Sheriff of San Mateo County will you release the Axon Log Records in the Sandra L. Harmon Homicide right away.


Thank You
Michael G. Stogner
San Mateo County News.com

The Axon Log Records would confirm or prove false the Story that the Government has told the public.

SMCC Attorney David Silberman

Why wouldn’t San Mateo County County Counsel Attorney David Silberman want that released?

The Official Story is very different from the Evidence. Several High Ranking Government Officials and Staff are involved in the False Story about the Sandra L. Harmon Homicide on May 5, 2020.

From the Civil Lawsuit: SMCDA Wagstaffe “The Axon Body Worn Camera Logs had NEVER been checked to see if Deputy Dominguez had actually turned the camera on because Deputy Dominguez had been taken at his word on this issue.”

A reasonable person would expect the Sheriff, District Attorney, and County Counsel Attorney to CHECK the Axon Log Records to confirm Deputy Dominguez was telling the truth.

I know for a fact that San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Rick Decker, asked a woman I was assisting, to take a Polygraph Test after she filed Felony Charges against her ex husband who was a San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy. She agreed and passed with flying colors.

Nobody asked San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Dominguez to take a polygraph test when a woman with mental illness was shot in the back three times all fatal with hollow point bullets.

I found it interesting that the City of Half Moon Bay is being represented in the Civil Lawsuit by San Mateo County Counsel. The same Government Attorneys that are refusing to release the AXON LOG RECORDS. Sounds like a conflict of interest.

If you are a San Mateo County Resident and you believe the AXON LOG RECORDS should be made available to the Public, I recommend that you Vote Mark Melville for San Mateo County Sheriff 2022.

I hope Attorney General Rob Bonta is paying attention to “Those Who Matter” in San Mateo County.

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Half Moon Bay Agendize the Jimenez-Rarback Report.

By Michael G. Stogner

Update: 8:08 PM June 1, 2021

The Jimenez-Rarback Report was put on the June 15, 2021 Meetings Agenda 4 yes 1 no vote,

This is a San Mateo County Issue not just a Half Moon Bay Issue. It’s rare when an Elected Official actually does the work on behalf of the residents, Here you have two Elected Officials doing what’s right for all of San Mateo County.

San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, San Mateo County Counsel David Silberman, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and even some Half Moon Bay Council members have said that San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy David Dominguez did not turn on his Body Worn Camera when he exited his patrol car and went to the R.V. he expected Sandra Lee Harmon to be in. By the way he went to the R.V. by himself for some reason, He knew Sandra had a Shotgun and a bottle of wine and had mentioned a Race War. He went alone with BWC turned off is the Government’s Official Story. From the first time that story was presented to the public to this day that is exactly what it is a Story Words Spoken by the Top Government Officials. There has not been one piece of Evidence to support that Story.

Just because somebody says something is true, doesn’t mean that it is. Even if it is the Sheriff.

The Axon Log Records which are paid for by the Taxpayers will prove the statement from the Government Officials is True if it is and False if it is a Lie.

The Staff for the City of Half Moon Bay have demonstrated there complete lack of interest in getting to the truth of what happened the night Sandra L. Harmon was shot in the Back three times all Fatal.

2022 Sheriff Candidate Mark Melville has stated that he will release the AXON LOG RECORDS the first day he is sworn in. Now that makes a reasonable person wonder why Bolanos & Silberman are refusing to provide them and also why the City did not sue them to make them public.

Tonights 7PM Meeting Half Moon City

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Daly City has requested A.G. to investigate the Homicide by Law Enforcement of Roger Allen.

By Michael G. Stogner

This is a good step.

 “We are taking these important steps to provide the community with the most independent, impartial and
transparent investigations possible,” said Mayor Juslyn C. Manalo in a news release. “Building and maintaining trust is a foundational priority, and the City Council and I take this responsibility very seriously.”

At the request of the City Council, City Attorney Rose Zimmerman sent a letter to Bonta on Friday requesting that his office begin a parallel investigation of the incident.

To this day nobody knows who shot and killed Roger Allen on April 7, 2021.

Shame on Daly City

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Sheriff Bolanos finally has a Plan. Now stop lying on your Press Releases, and Police Reports.

By Michael G. Stogner

Daly City Council and City Manager Shawnna Maltbie What are YOU doing? Roger Allen Homicide by DCPD.

Thank You Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos for finally not Killing a man in San Carlos the other day. What brought your deputies to him in the first place? It seems like he knew his rights and your deputies finally did the right thing and left him alone. It’s a shame you chose not to do that before now.

Yanira Serrano Garcia R.I.P. June 3, 2014 would be alive today if you had a plan.

Chinedu V. Okobi R.I.P. October 3, 2018 would be alive today if you had a plan.

Sandra Lee Harmon R.I.P. May 5, 2020 would be alive today if you had a plan.

Sheriff”s Office Press Release

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NEWS RELEASE Incident Date and Time: April 30, 2021 @ 2:26 pm

Location: 500 block of Quarry Road, San Carlos Summary: Deputies Added ECIT Resources and Training has Positive Outcome in

Disengagement of Person in Crisis During Welfare Check.

On Friday, April 30, 2021, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 500 block of Quarry Road in San Carlos to conduct a welfare check on an individual who was reported as possibly experiencing a mental health crisis. While enroute, deputies learned the subject was also in possession of a knife. Deputies staged a safe distance away and made phone contact with several parties at the scene, including the individual’s social worker.

Deputies learned the individual did not make any threats, commit any crimes, and no one was being held against their will. The individual had no interest in speaking with his social worker
in person or with deputies on the phone. Approximately one hour after arriving on scene, deputies determined it was in everyone’s best interest that they disengage and leave the scene without forcing contact with the individual. Deputies followed-up with the individuals social worker the following day and learned the individual had stabilized and was no longer experiencing a mental health crisis.

This response highlights the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office’s Enhanced Crisis Intervention Training program (ECIT) and how our crisis response has aligned with recent law changes (California AB-392) as well as community expectations. Unless there is imminent danger or threats to others, deputies will conduct pre-assessments, gather as much information as possible, and form a plan for de-escalation prior to attempting contact with individual in crisis.

We understand the mere presence of uniformed deputies can escalate situations, and we will utilize time and distance whenever possible to assess the best course of action for each situation. In cases like this, by modifying our response and not making immediate contact to check the welfare of an individual in crisis, we maintain the option to disengage, which in some cases, provides the individual the opportunity to self-de-escalate.

In many cases where mental illness is involved, crisis communication and verbal de-escalation can prove to be challenging because their disability may affect their ability to understand or comply with commands from deputies. For this reason, disengagement in these cases is sometimes the best de- escalation option. Deputies can then refer the case to the Sheriff’s Office Psychiatric Emergency Response Team, who will then form a plan to contact the subject at a later time if appropriate, to assess for resources.

Release Date: May 11, 2021

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER • DETECTIVE ROSEMERRY BLANKSWADE • 650-363-4800 • PIO@SMCGOV.ORG400 COUNTY CENTER • REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 • 650-599-1664 • https://www.smcsheriff.com

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