Is the Trinity County Board of Supervisors Complicit/Negligent in Dealing with Sheriff Haney?
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As a 43 year tax paying property owner in Trinity County I have lived with the problems that those of us who live “down river” (as we are referred to in Weaverville) deal with, most notably the lack of a reliable law enforcement presence.
I was shocked to read the October 25, 2018 article in the Sacramento Bee: Mad over marijuana and money, this Northern California sheriff may have walked off the job – but is still being paid. Board of Supervisors chair, Keith Groves is quoted as saying: “We looked at state law. He doesn’t sit under us, so we really don’t have any authority.” The article follows with: “Groves declined to say whether the county has sought help from the state Attorney General’s Office.”
After reading the article I wonder if the Trinity County Board of Supervisors could be considered legally complicit or at the least negligent in their duties in dealing with the sheriff.
And as for Bruce Haney? You consider yourself an honest Christian and a law abiding citizen representing Trinity County as our sheriff? Shame on you!
Note: This letter was originally published in the Trinity Journal. The author sent the letter to us as well to thank us for sharing information from a Sac Bee article.