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Dublin CHP officer resigns, is charged with felonies for stealing explicit photos from female arrestees

October 31, 2014 0 Comments

MARTINEZ — A Dublin-based CHP officer has resigned from the agency and was charged Friday with two felonies for allegedly secretly forwarding himself explicit photos…

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CHP nude photo scandal: Defense attorneys, prosecutors reviewing all cases involving trio of officers

October 29, 2014 0 Comments

MARTINEZ — Contra Costa and Alameda county prosecutors, public defenders and private attorneys are reviewing active and old cases linked to three California Highway Patrol…

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CHP officer investigated for sending himself nude photos from suspect’s phone

October 23, 2014 0 Comments

Cristina Rendon,, Abstract: DUBLIN, Calif. — A Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer is under investigation for allegedly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect…

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Dublin CHP officer suspected of secretly forwarding DUI suspect’s nude photos

October 22, 2014 0 Comments

Malaika Fraley and Matthias Gafni Bay Area News Group, Abstract: MARTINEZ — A Dublin-based California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos…

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Lafayette School District to pay $725,000 to girl sexually abused by teacher

February 25, 2013 0 Comments

MARTINEZ — The Lafayette School District will pay $725,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former Stanley Middle School student who was sexually abused…

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Lafayette School District says 14-year-old child abuse victim may bear some responsibility

November 3, 2012 0 Comments

The same boilerplate legal language that claimed a child victim of sex abuse may bear some responsibility for her abuse at the hands of a…

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Lawsuit: Lafayette School District knew of teacher fondling students before 2010 arrest

October 17, 2012 0 Comments

Lafayette School District employees received complaints of a popular Stanley Middle School teacher fondling female students before the teacher’s 2010 arrest for sexually abusing a…

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Judge Sets Date for Merrick Preliminary Hearing – June 20

May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Judge Clare Maier confirmed a June 20 preliminary hearing date for Lafayette teacher Michael Merrick Tuesday, while Deputy District Attorney Johanna Schonfield intimated a possible…

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$112 Million Promised to College Turns Out to Be All Promise and No Cash

September 26, 2004 0 Comments

MORAGA, Calif., Sept. 24 – Looking back, it all seems too good to have been true. But until a few weeks ago, almost everyone here…

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