‘Culture of impunity’: San Marcos police facing civil rights lawsuits for using Taser on 2 people, including man who is deaf
A pair of lawsuits pending in federal court in Austin accuse San Marcos police of quickly resorting to the use of stun guns to violate the civil rights of two men in separate incidents.
Ex-San Marcos police sergeant who killed woman in crash hit with federal lawsuit in unrelated stun gun incident
The suit, filed in federal court in Austin Tuesday, accuses ex-sergeant Ryan Hartman of using his department-issued stun gun in January 2021 on a compliant man who was following Hartman’s instructions after exiting the backseat of the car he was riding in.
Troubled San Marcos sergeant at center of fatal crash fired for failing to turn in evaluations and reports, records show
A San Marcos police sergeant who avoided punishment after hitting and killing a woman while driving off duty with an open alcohol container was fired last month for failing to turn in officer evaluations and reports from major incidents, internal records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
San Marcos PD fires troubled sergeant at center of fatal crash, stun gun incident
A troubled San Marcos police sergeant who hit and killed a woman while driving off duty with an open alcohol container only to return to duty and get suspended for using a stun gun on a compliant man has been terminated by the department, city officials confirmed Wednesday.
San Marcos officials change story again about why officer who killed woman in crash wasn’t disciplined
San Marcos city officials have offered yet another explanation as to why a police department sergeant was returned to duty late last year without being investigated internally for causing a fatal car crash.
After returning to duty from killing woman in crash, San Marcos officer used stun gun on compliant man with hands raised
A San Marcos Police Department sergeant, who was returned to duty late last year without being arrested or disciplined for causing a fatal crash, is at the center of another controversy involving misconduct, records obtained by KSAT 12 Defenders show.
San Marcos police sergeant driving with open beer killed woman in crash. Why wasn’t he arrested or punished?
Bungled investigations by multiple law enforcement agencies allowed a San Marcos police sergeant who hit and killed a woman while driving with an open alcohol container to be returned to duty without being arrested or disciplined, records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
The Latest: NHL's COVID-19 list down to 13 players
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NHL’s COVID-19 list is now down to 13 players, marking the second-lowest total since the league first began publishing it on Jan. 13. His addition came the same day four Wild players were removed from the list: Jonas Brodin, Victor Rask, Carson Soucy and Cam Talbot. Los Angeles Kings forward Andreas Athanasiou was also cleared after spending a league-high 21 days on the list. The professional hockey team started in 2013 in the Central Hockey League, helping fill the void after the Ontario Hockey League’s Brampton Battalion moved to North Bay. The New Jersey Devils still lead all NHL teams in both the number of players and the number of combined days on the COVID-19 list.