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San Ramon police open fire after suspect vehicle drags officer while trying to escape

Original post made on Dec 28, 2020

San Ramon police fired several shots at a suspect who allegedly dragged an officer by their car while trying to flee the scene during a traffic stop in the early hours of Monday morning.


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Comments (5)

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of Danville
on Dec 28, 2020 at 11:13 am

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The suspect is lucky police didn't kill him when they opened fire.


Posted by cerred
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 29, 2020 at 7:17 am

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This is a dangerous job. Glad the suspect is caught and will be tried (I hope). For the officer dragged best hopes that any injuries are not serious and recovery is quick. All the best to the police and CHP in the New Year. Stay safe.


Posted by DanvilleDude
a resident of Danville
on Dec 29, 2020 at 11:00 am

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Some things never change. Sandy's already done at least one tour at the Big House. She was previously incarcerated and released on 9/28/18. I'll keep it to myself, but my assumptions were correct.


Posted by ChristineS
a resident of Danville
on Dec 29, 2020 at 11:44 am

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The incident is too close to home. We have to watch out for each other by reporting suspicious activities going on in our neighborhood.

This is one of the reasons why we have to support our sheriffs and police “peace” officers instead of defunding law enforcement. Those who hold protests to defund law enforcement are more than likely criminals themselves.

I’m glad they caught the suspect. Whatever drove that person to steal a car and engage in a wild chase all the way to Santa Clara is inexcusable, but it is still our duty not to try him/her in the media—that is the court’s purview. Our duty is to help law enforcement by giving them enough funds to keep our community safe.


Posted by Nebuchadnezzar
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 30, 2020 at 7:48 am

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Here's one very good reason why we need to support our cops with the very best of equipment and training. Folks, if we don't act, we will become another Oakland, San Jose or San Francisco. I suggest the officers involved be publicly commended by Council and extra training be provided to ensure that in future they nail the suspect with the first shot - permanently. So that the word gets out there not to mess with San Ramon! I'd rather see my tax dollars going into pot holes, rather than into gas tanks.


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