Mayor Sabatino Calls for federal investigation of Sheriff, DA

July 17, 2017

Last week a formal written request for a Federal intervention into the Stanislaus County Justice system was mailed to the Attorney General of the United States, the Attorney General of California, two United States Senators, 23 Members of the House of Representatives and 32 State assembly members.

Below are two excerpts from the formal request letter.

“Years of continuing revelations of scandal emerging from the office under Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson is now beyond critical proportions. I am respectfully requesting that you open an investigation at Department of Justice investigation into the continuing allegations of corruption and documented misconduct. As it is within your power to do so, I urge you to take control the of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department by consent decree.”

“The Sheriff’s actions have left the County, the courts, the judicial system, and the public, no other course of action. I am respectfully requesting that the U.S. Department of Justice begin an investigation and employ all resources to restore order immediately and halt the continuing decay within our County judicial system.”