“Regarding the investigation, we are investigating Officer Hall’s death as a homicide, and we are investigating the strong possibility, based on gathered evidence, that Officer Hall, who was off duty, was in fact acting under the color of the law when he was fatally shot,” Chief Scott Schubert said.
“Why did we go to trial?” Guzmán asked rhetorically. “Why didn’t you sentence me on day one?” Sentencing judge Brian Cogan provided the answer in handing down the maximum sentence, citing the “mountain” of evidence presented against Guzman.
When the deputy arrived, “he located the suspect outside the residence,” State Police Trooper Lloyd Cochran said. He said the suspect pulled a gun and fired, hitting the deputy at least once.
An off-duty police officer kicked in the front door of a burning home, entered the home and extracted a couple trapped inside.
An officer with the Roseville (CA) Police Department has died in his sleep, according to the department.