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Tag: Johannes Mehserle

Morning Splash: Mehserle Out on Monday; PG&E’s Late Revelation; Muni Operators Reject Contract

June 9, 2011 | 7:53 am

Morning Splash: Mehserle Out on Monday; PG&E’s Late Revelation; Muni Operators Reject Contract

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Mehserle expected to be released Monday (Oakland Tribune) Former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle will be released from jail Monday and Oscar Grant III’s family and supporters will be in Los Angeles over the weekend for several events leading up to his release, a family spokesman said. Mehserle, 29, was convicted in July of involuntary […]

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Reports: Mehserle to Be Released Monday

June 9, 2011 | 12:40 am

Reports: Mehserle to Be Released Monday

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Former BART cop Johannes Mehserle is due to be released from prison Monday after serving less than a year for the fatal shooting of an unarmed train passenger, news reports say. Mehserle was found guilty last year of involuntary manslaughter for the New Year’s Day 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant III as Grant lay face […]

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BART Excused From Oscar Grant Civil Lawsuit

May 11, 2011 | 2:22 pm

BART Excused From Oscar Grant Civil Lawsuit

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A $50 million civil case about the shooting death of Oscar Grant III can proceed to trial, but without BART, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Marilyn Patel also said that the lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant’s mother and friends should be decided by a jury. However, she dismissed claims that BART […]

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December 17, 2010 | 11:14 am

Arbitrator Reinstates Fired BART Officer in Mehserle Case

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Marysol Domenici, one of the officers first on the scene in what degenerated into the shooting death of Oscar Grant by Johannes Mehserle, has been reinstated to her job by an arbitrator. Domenici was fired by interim BART Police Chief Dash Butler in March, based on a recommendation from an internal report written for the […]

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Johannes Mehserle Denied Bail

December 3, 2010 | 11:44 am

Johannes Mehserle Denied Bail

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From the Oakland Tribune: A Los Angeles judge has denied bail for former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle’s attorney Michael Rains had asked Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Perry for bail arguing in court Friday that his client met the three criteria necessary for a defendant to be released from jail on bail […]

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152 Arrested in Oakland After Mehserle Sentence

November 6, 2010 | 2:15 pm

152 Arrested in Oakland After Mehserle Sentence

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On Friday, Judge Robert Perry sentenced ex-BART policeman Johannes Mehserle to two years in prison for the 2009 shooting death of Oscar Grant. The Associated Press and San Francisco Chronicle have reported that Mehserle’s sentence will have 293 days deducted for time served and good behavior. Read the full story. UPDATE SATURDAY 1:32 p.m. One […]

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November 5, 2010 | 1:49 pm

Share Your Thoughts on the Johannes Mehserle Sentence

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A judge has sentenced Johannes Mehserle to two years in prison in the shooting death of Oscar Grant. What do you think about the sentence? Leave your thoughts in the comments.

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Mehserle Sentencing Scheduled for Friday 8:30 a.m.

November 4, 2010 | 1:50 pm

Mehserle Sentencing Scheduled for Friday 8:30 a.m.

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The Johannes Mehserle sentencing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles. Mehserle, a former BART police officer, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for shooting and killing 22-year-old Oscar Grant on a BART station platform on Jan 1, 2009. Mehserle said the shooting was an accident […]

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Full Text: Mehserle’s Friends, Colleagues Speak on His Behalf in Trial Docs

October 28, 2010 | 10:01 am

Full Text: Mehserle’s Friends, Colleagues Speak on His Behalf in Trial Docs

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This is pretty fascinating. The Los Angeles Superior Court web site has posted the recent memoranda related to the upcoming sentencing of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle, and the defense has included testimony from people who know Mehserle personally. Read the testimonials here. Later, I’ll try to get something from the prosecution as well… […]

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