Sonoma Co. Official Denies Claims Deputies 'Sadistically' Attacked, Beat InmatesA sergeant with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has enthusiastically denied the claims contained in a federal lawsuit alleging that correctional deputies beat more than 20 Sonoma County Jail inmates during an incident in May.
Lawsuit: Sonoma Co. Jail Staff ‘Sadistically Attacked’ Inmates, Videotaped BeatingsThe 14-page complaint filed in U.S. District Court alleges, "For five-and-a-half-hours, the jail was filled with screams, cries of pain, and the sound of inmates begging the deputies to stop."
Corte Madera Man Allegedly Tailed Driver Who Cut Him Off, Assaulted Him With HammerSean Exter allegedly got angry when a box truck cut in front of him on Bodega Highway and hit the driver on the back of the head with a carpenter's framing hammer.
Series Of Inmate Deaths At Sonoma County Jail Prompts Review Of ProceduresA series of inmate deaths at the Sonoma County Jail in Santa Rosa has prompted the sheriff's office to hire an outside panel to review policies and medical practices at the jail.
Taxi Driver Takes Unruly Passengers Straight To Sonoma County Jail During AssaultA Santa Rosa taxi driver drove to the Sonoma County jail for help while he was allegedly being attacked by an unruly passenger, police said Sunday.
Sonoma County Jail Officer Charged With Molesting GirlA Sonoma County Jail corrections officer is facing criminal charges that stem from allegations that he molested a girl in Santa Rosa late last month.
Santa Rosa Police Seize 6 Pounds Of Pot After 2-Month InvestigationSanta Rosa police seized 6 pounds of marijuana and items indicative of selling controlled substances after a 2-month long investigation.
North Bay Couple Arrested On Separate DUI ChargesCalifornia Highway Patrol officers responding to a crash in Santa Rosa last week ended up arresting a couple on suspicion of driving under the influence.