Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Former NorCal Police Chief Sentenced In Car-Towing Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief was sentenced Tuesday for his role in a car-towing scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, Monterey County prosecutors said.
Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges in an alleged bribery scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
How Not To Be A Racially-Insensitive Jerk On Cinco De MayoAs Cinco de Mayo celebrations become institutionalized into a beer and tequila drinking holiday on the level of St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of reminders to people to avoid racially-insensitive costumes and imagery while indulging in Mexican fare.
2 Convicted In Attack On Mexicans In SF; Hate Crime Enhancements RejectedTwo men were convicted last week of beating up two Mexican nationals in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in November, but although prosecutors said the attack was racially motivated, the jury rejected hate crime enhancements to the charges.