AG in search of non permanent restraining order with Harford County Sheriff’s Office, sheriff responds
Monday, April 25, 2022
Robert Lang, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5
The Maryland Attorney General’s Office on Monday is in search of a short lived restraining order based mostly on accusations that the Harford County Sheriff’s Office is interfering with an investigation into Saturday’s deadly capturing.
Deputies on Saturday shot a suicidal man in Forest Hill. The sheriff’s workplace mentioned deputies believed the person, John Raymond Fauver, 53, was armed with a gun.
A brand new legislation in Maryland requires the lawyer basic’s workplace to research any police capturing that leads to demise. Now he is asking a choose to order the sheriff’s division to co-operate along with his investigators and to cease the interference.
Attorney General Brian Frosh mentioned the sheriff’s division refused to share proof it collected after two deputies shot and killed a person Saturday in Forest Hill. Frosh added the sheriff’s division has prevented his investigators from accumulating their very own proof.
Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler was upset the lawyer basic filed a grievance to the courtroom.
“I was very disappointed that Mr. Frosh has decided to take a tragic incident and make it a political matter,” Gahler mentioned. “The citizens deserve better, the families deserve better. This is an unfortunate reality in law enforcement that bad events are going to happen.”
LISTEN: WBAL’s Robert Lang speaks with Gahler
The sheriff’s workplace on Monday recognized the deputies who shot Fauver as Sgt. Sives and Cpl. Maddox.
WBAL-TV 11 contributed to this report.