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Uncertainty drove deputies to unholster their guns

Residents of the 100 block of Ramona Road in the Los Trancos Woods neighborhood may have seen deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office converging on a house with guns out of holsters on Wednesday, June 3.

The deputies had their guns were out because the resident they were investigating was known to own registered guns, Sgt. Art Martinez of the Sheriff's Office said.

The person's employer also claimed the resident "may (be) unstable," Sgt. Martinez said.

"They were going into the unknown," Sgt. Martinez said of the deputies.

It turned out that the resident wasn't home.

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Posted by WTF
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 5, 2009 at 7:47 pm

How on Earth is this considered news?


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Posted by Duh
a resident of Portola Valley: Los Trancos Woods/Vista Verde
on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:55 pm

Maybe it's news because some of us saw the deputies out in force, with their guns drawn, and were hoping the local news media would tell us what was going on in our neighborhood. Now isn't that what the media is supposed to do?


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Posted by nonya
a resident of Menlo Park: Felton Gables
on Jun 6, 2009 at 3:58 pm

It is called doing their jobs and frankly duh, it is nonya business


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