Jury Clears Deputies Involved in Rancho Palos Verdes Scuffle
Wednesday, 09 September 2020
**Originally Posted MONDAY, 17 MARCH 2014A federal jury cleared Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies of wrongdoing in a case arising out of a hit-and-run in Rancho Palos Verdes.
The lawsuit alleged that three deputies and two sergeants unreasonably attempted to detain Steven Sartori, a hit-and-run suspect, and unreasonably searched his room on Oct. 2, 2010, according to an LASD press release.Sartori, 23 at the time, was arrested after he crashed his truck about half a mile from his ...
**Originally Posted MONDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2013
Palos Verdes Estates Police Chief John Eberhard retired Oct. 31, exactly one year to the month after assuming the $158,832 a year post.
Eberhard, 56, was a 28-year department veteran making $123,552 as a captain when he succeeded Dan Dreiling as head of the small police force, which has about 25 sworn officers. The city plans to hire an interim chief until a permanent replacement for Eberhard is hired, City Manager Tony Dahlerbruch said.