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Judge dismisses charges against man shot by CHP in Atherton following high-speed chase

Original post made on Sep 13, 2012

A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of driving a car at California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's deputies in Atherton in 2006, but his defense attorney says "he is serving a sentence worse than any court could have given him."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:18 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Hmmm, a resident of another community
on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:25 pm

Hmmm is a registered user.

My heart does not bleed for Gonzalez. I am glad that no one else was hurt. The chase described above - caused by him - was terrifyingly dangerous, criminal & could have had more tragic results.

Posted by plea, a resident of Atherton: other
on Sep 14, 2012 at 2:21 pm

This case calls out for a plea deal of some kind. Was none offered? If it was, why did the perp not accept it? Sounds like the DA is not looking for prison time.

Posted by concerned, a resident of another community
on Apr 17, 2014 at 7:01 pm

This case has taught be NEVER to believe everything you read. If all the facts were above, you would see more support for Mr. Gonzalez.

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