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2013, October 16 - Christopher Eric Augustin

On October 16, 2013, Mr. Christopher Augustin, while under the influence of a high level of methamphetamine, died as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest during a struggle with officers from the Santa Rosa Police Department who were attempting to take him into custody. The death was found to be due to "excited delirium" and occurred at a residence located in Santa Rosa, California Read full story

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2013, November 18 - Wayne Allen Courtright, Jr.

On November 18, 2013, Wayne Courtright Jr., 58, died as a result of a single gunshot wound that was sustained when he was shot by an on-duty deputy sheriff employed by the Sonoma County Sheriffs Office. The shooting event occurred at during a dispatch call out on a report of an armed subject threatening to kill his wife. Read full story

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2013, June 8 - Urbano Morales

This fatal shooting involved the Windsor Police Department. The city of Windsor contracts with the Sonoma County Sheriffs Office for their police services; all Windsor police officers are Sonoma County Sheriffs Deputies. The involved officers in this incident were Deputies Andrew Cash and Donald Fletcher. The decedent was 48-year-old Urbano Morales of Windsor. Read full story