Hundreds Gather To Remember Slain Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon GutzwillerHundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state, local residents, family and friends gathered Wednesday at Cabrillo College football field to say farewell to Santa Cruz Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was slain when he and a fellow deputy were ambushed by accused slayer Steven Carrillo in Ben Lomond.
'Let’s Boogie'; Facebook Posts Reveal Alleged Gunman Steven Carrillo's Mindset Before Oakland Federal Guard SlayingAmong the pages of evidence released by FBI investigators leading to the arrest of Travis Air Force Sgt. Steven Carrillo in the shooting death of Federal Protective Service officer Dave Underwood were Facebook exchanges that linked him to the far right 'Boogaloo' movement and foretold of the deadly violence to come.
Alleged Oakland, Ben Lomond Gunman Steve Carrillo Linked To Far Right 'Boogaloo' MovementFederal prosecutors filed murder and other charges against Travis Air Force Sgt. Steven Carrillo in the shooting death of Federal Protective Service officer Dave Underwood, who was killed in a hail of gunfire during a night of George Floyd unrest on May 29 while he stood watch over Oakland's federal building.
VIDEO: Deputy Injured In Santa Cruz Mountain Ambush Released From HospitalWith law enforcement officers cheering and lining a hospital sidewalk, Santa Cruz County deputy sheriff Alex Spencer was released Sunday after being treated for injuries suffered in an alleged Santa Cruz Mountain ambush by Air Force Sgt. Steven Carrillo that claimed the life of a fellow deputy.
Arraignment For Steven Carillo In Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sergeant Slaying Continued To JulyA court hearing for a U.S. Air Force staff sergeant charged in the ambush slaying last weekend of a sheriff's sergeant in Ben Lomond has been continued to next month, prosecutors said Friday.
Updated: Alleged Santa Cruz Deputy Ambush Suspect Steven Carrillo Charged With MurderSteven Carrillo, the U.S. Air Force sergeant suspected in a deadly ambush of two Santa Cruz County deputies, was formally charged with murder and several counts of attempted murders with special enhancements that could carry with them a death sentence.
Second Deputy Escaped Death By Inches During Intense Santa Cruz Mountain FirefightA Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy continued to recover Tuesday from a litany of injuries he suffered during an exchange of gunfire and an assault of exploding pipebombs with a suspect during a weekend ambush in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Sheriff: Ben Lomond Resident Detained Santa Cruz Ambush Suspect After Life Or Death Backyard StruggleAir Force Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo, who allegedly killed a Santa Cruz deputy and wounded two others with gunfire and improvised explosives in a weekend ambush in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was captured by a local resident who wrestled him to the ground and disarmed him of an AR-15, pipe bomb and pistol in a life-or-death confrontation.
Alleged Santa Cruz Gunman Steven Carrillo Trained To Be Member Of Elite Air Force 'Raven' Security UnitAir Force Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo, who allegedly killed a Santa Cruz deputy and wounded two others with gunfire and improvised explosives in a weekend ambush in the Santa Cruz Mountains, had completed the military branch's elite "Raven" security training which includes "explosive ordnance awareness."
Santa Cruz Remembers Murdered Deputy as Model of Community Law EnforcementSanta Cruz County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller was remembered Sunday as a family man, husband, friend and dedicate police officer.