A Santa Rosa preliminary hearing was held in the case of Biniam Gebrezgi, 30, charged with pointing a military-style rifle at his Dutton Avenue neighbors in May, included testimony about whether the gun was real or not.
One of the witnesses was Sgt. Erick Gelhaus, who gained notoriety for the brutal execution of 3-year-old Andy Lopez in 2013. Gelhaus slaughtered Lopez because he was carrying a toy gun.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office even promoted Gelhaus to sergeant with an accompanying pay increase.
Perhaps Mr. Gebrezgi should be thankful he’s alive today.
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