OVERHEARD In neighbors back yard drinking party - "On again off again "Girlfriend Atty(Christine Muligan) of Redding police officer (Chris Jacoby) being investigated asks Shasta County Judge (Molly Bigelow) to have uncle DA Carlton have Asst DA Lowery quit investigating Steve Motley case. Talk of going to newspaper with problem he had with woman (Ellen Munroe) to coherce him into dropping case. Judge Molly Bigelow is wife of Shasta County Deputy Sheriff Will Gardner, I understand lead investigator in Steve Motley case exonerating all Redding California police officers involved.
It was not long after a meeting briefing a very frightened Mr Lowery at his office you found this news headline...
DA Carlton says Lowery's retirement was "definitely" voluntary
"The swift and sudden departure of Shasta County Chief Deputy District Attorney Earl “Josh” Lowery was not so sudden, Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton said today.
And, he said, Lowery, whose retirement became official today, was strictly voluntary.
“It was definitely voluntary,” Carlton said, saying the 51-year-old Lowery had been considering retiring for the past few months. “I’ve known for awhile.”
"She wrote that he suffered multiple broken bones, brain hemorrhages and other injuries. She wrote that Redding's practice of "inaction and cover-up encouraged officers of RPD, including the defendants named herein, to believe that unjustified force and denial of prompt medical care against individuals being detained was permissible."
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