Court Rejects Immunity For Sonoma Deputy Who Shot Andy LopezA divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to find Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy Erick Gelhaus exempt from liability.
Sonoma Deputy Who Fatally Shot Andy Lopez PromotedThe Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez in 2013 has been promoted to sergeant, a sheriff’s office spokesman confirmed Friday.
Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff ShootingThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.
Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy Who Shot And Killed Andy Lopez Returning To Full Duty The Sonoma County Sheriff's deputy at the center of a controversial officer-involved shooting last year in which a 13-year-old boy died will be returning to patrol.
Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch's decision to not charge sheriff's Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
Expert Says Andy Lopez Was Impaired By Marijuana When Shot Dead By Sonoma DeputyAndy Lopez had marijuana in his blood that might have impaired his judgment and slowed his decision-making at the time the 13-year-old was killed by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy in October, according to the teen's autopsy results.
Activists Call For Justice Dept. Investigation Of Sonoma Co. Law Enforcement’s Use Of Deadly ForceCivil rights activists and a group of surviving family members of police-related deaths are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of Sonoma County for what they call “an epidemic of deadly force by police”.
Sonoma Sheriff’s Office Identifies 2nd Deputy Present At Fatal Shooting Of Andy LopezThe Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has identified Michael Schemmel as the second sheriff’s deputy who was present at the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez in October.
DA Says Investigation Of Andy Lopez Shooting Death By Deputy To Take More TimeSonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said Tuesday her investigation of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus will continue past today’s 90-day “guideline” to determine if any violations of criminal law occurred.
Protesters Demand Sonoma Co. DA Release Information Regarding Andy Lopez’ Shooting Death A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
Police Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting Sent To DAThe Santa Rosa Police Department has completed its investigation of the Oct. 22 shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus.
Santa Rosa City Council Hears Public Comments On Fatal Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Andy LopezSanta Rosa's City Council Tuesday afternoon will hear public comments on the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy in October.