May 23, 2022

San Jose cop who answered capturing of 3-month-old child last month was supposedly intoxicated at scene

A San Jose cop has been put on leave after he purportedly appeared toasted a crime location last month.

The cop, who has not been openly recognized, was one of the answering officials to the seizing of 3-month-old Brandon Cuellar from his family’s loft on April 25, Police Chief Anthony Mata said at a public interview Tuesday. He was entrusted with peddling the area, looking for witnesses.

A FBI specialist likewise on scene saw that the official seemed inebriated and announced him to his bosses.

“Whenever any official… discolors the identification, we as a whole endure the side-effects,” Mata expressed, as indicated by KRON.
City chairman Sam Liccardo, referring to the official’s lead as “both hostile and hazardous,” pushed for arbitrary medication and liquor testing, which would need to be haggled through the police association.

“We are sympathetic to individuals who are battling with substance misuse, and we offer numerous amazing open doors for the officials and representatives to find support,” Assistant Chief Paul Joseph said at the question and answer session. “In any case, on the off chance that they decided not to look for that assistance … there will be ramifications.”
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Jose Roman Portillo, 28, Yesenia Guadalupe Ramirez, 43, and Baldomeo Sandoval, 37, have been accused of Brandon’s hijacking while his grandmother was inside dumping food.

Brandon was found protected at Portillo’s home a day after the fact.