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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."

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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.

Posted by ray carlson, a resident of another community
on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:37 pm

I know this clown. He is a violent criminal. He drove at the cops trying to run them down. Wrong move stupid nasty criminal man. The cops defended themselves . He should have stopped and surrendered. He didn't! He got was he got because he was a violent hitbag. Get him a wheelchair and park him on the corner waving at his old gang buddies.

Posted by anthony v. domenica de gonzalez, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:45 pm

Another stupid bad guy. Should have given up. His bad guys days are over. Lesson learned.. stop and surrender. He would not be in his messed up life now if he just did that. A gang banger immobilized for good.

Posted by eddie p., a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:08 am

I told him not to do that before. He always laughed at me. Too bad he did not listen.

Posted by nick s., a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 27, 2014 at 9:46 am

Buck Gonzalez! A great ending.! Cops 10: Gonzalez zero 0! Yeh team