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More e-mail communication about missing person’s records

Another piece of email communication between the lead detective in the Shermantine/Herzog investigation and the Department of Justice about missing persons records. Sen. Cathleen Galgiani alleges the Sheriff’s Office improperly deleted cold case records before the bodies were even partially recovered. This is one of the documents she obtained through a public records request made [...]

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Order in Shelley vs. San Joaquin County

Click here: Order on motion to vacation protective order on the discovery

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View motion for discovery in People vs. Mario Gates

Click here: MotionforDiscoveryMarioGates

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Local man’s letter on sheriff’s handling of “speed freak killer” case

Frank Gayaldo is a former bounty hunter, former San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office employee and currently works in the agriculture industry. He is a vocal critic of Sheriff Steve Moore. “Dear Ms. Ford, Press Secretary for AG Kamala Harris, Yesterday the Stockton Record suggested that concerns over the alleged gross mishandling of the speed freak killer case [...]

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Court denies state’s motion for stay in Norsworthy vs. Jeffrey Beard

Norsworthy Order denying stay

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Reports on Vanderheiden’s remains

Cremation document:  Vanderheiden Cremation Report 4.23.15 (1) DOJ field report:  DOJ Vanderheiden Report 0002 (3) DOJ field report: DOJ Forensic Report Vanderheiden 0003 (2) The Sheriff’s Coroner’s report: 2015 Release Coroner’s Report (3)  

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Screen shots of suspected drunk driver’s Facebook page

Today’s story on Joe Victor Zigler reveals that the father, whose 12-year-old daughter died in a crash in which police say Zigler was driving drunk and speeding, has quite a history of DUIs and violent encounters. Zigler has not been charged, but authorities are likely to book him into jail after he is released from [...]

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Galgiani’s “proof” sheriff deleted records

Press Release for Motion Filing- March 9, 2015 MOTION FILED MARCH 9, 2015 Senator Cathleen Galgiani today announced that the family of JoAnn Hobson, a victim of serial killers Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog, filed a motion in their lawsuit against San Joaquin County. Hobson’s family is suing because they say the Sheriff’s Office improperly [...]

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County: February is “Grand Jury Appreciation Month”

Last week, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors proclaimed February 2015 as “Grand Jury Appreciation Month” at its Feb. 10 meeting. Ward Downs, the 2014-15 foreperson, and Gary Spaugh, president of the local association chapter, received the award that was presented by chairwoman Kathy Miller. Civil grand jurors are charged with investigating issues raised [...]

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Highlights from new lawyers’ reception

Last week, the San Joaquin County Bar Association held its annual “2015 New Lawyer Reception,” at the Bank of Stockton. New lawyers were introduced by the association’s president-elect, James Morris, and the newly-sworn-in Judge Michael J. Mulvihill, Jr. The evening’s featured speaker was  District Attorney Tori Verber-Salazar, who took office in January. The group’s “Outstanding [...]

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