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Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Original post made by rapid fire, Menlo Park: other, on May 1, 2010

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative report prepared by the DA over a criminal complaint filed by Johns.

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Posted by code blue
a resident of Atherton: other
on May 1, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Good job John!---but your request should have been more appropiately addressed
To: "Those of you who matter" which has been established already as the the customary way they proudly refer to each other and prefer to be regarded---at least in their e-mails to each other.


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Posted by Michael Stogner
a resident of another community
on May 1, 2010 at 5:47 pm

Good memory Code Blue.

Here is copy of Steve Wagstaffe's e-mail.

e-mail sent 4/25/07 10:20 AM
Greg and Carlos
Just a quick word of support from me as you go through a difficult time. To those who matter, your decades of outstanding work in law enforcement are all that count and your integrity is not the slightest marked by the modern media's efforts to make a story out of a non-story. Hard as it is to think it now, remember it will be yesterday's news and irrelevant by tomorrow.

My positive thoughts are out there for both of you.
Steve


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Posted by love is blind
a resident of Atherton: other
on May 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm

There must be no bond greater than Wagstaffe and a cop, any cop.

There is ample evidence of such:

Jon Buckheit had his request for a declaration of factual innocense opposed by the DA.

John Johns underwent an investigation for nine months in response to a request from Chief Brennan to John Warren

Troy Henderson was tried on a misdemeanor count of battery where the evidence is a silent video where it is impossible to tell whether it is Henderson or the police officer who accused him was the agressor.

Steve Wagstaffe sent his pals Bolanos and Munks a sympathetic e-mail after they get caught (literally) with their pants down.

It is a pity that nobody is running against him.

It is to the credit of the community that people like Johns, Buckheit and Stogner are willing to take him on.

Wagstaffe will go down. There is federal civli rights litigation ongoing where our good ole boy Wagstaffe is a defendant. When word spreads of this lawsuit, people who have been abused by Wagstaffe will pile on as though it were a game of rugby. Wagstaffe will be at the bottom of the pile, gasping for air.

Soon it will be Munks and Bolanos who are the ones sending Wagstaffe a note of sympathy.


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Posted by code blue
a resident of Atherton: other
on May 4, 2010 at 8:43 am

Please Post the FOIA request response to this letter for readers to see when it comes--
5 more days by law I believe.


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Posted by Michael Stogner
a resident of another community
on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm

John Johns did something the District Attorney didn't expect.

He read the government code and cases they cited.

San Mateo County has been doing this for a long time, they just plain make stuff up.

They lie its no secret that is why I have been asking the BOS for oversight for over 8 years.

Good Job John,

Welcome to San Mateo County


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