Southbound on Hwy. 101 near Gilroy where arrest occurred. Note the dustpan that is used to clean up after the mules.
Citation issued by CHP for “disobeying the lawful order of a peace officer.”
Mule appearing in court with public defender.
Mules after release from Santa Clara County Superior Court in Morgan Hill.
Judge Jerome Nadler who dismissed the case based on arrest being invalid. Citation was for “disobeying the lawful order of a peace officer” when Mule refused to leave the highway. The judge determined that the Mules had a legal right to be on the highway and therefore could not be ordered to leave.
CHP Officers Report – page 1
CHP Officer’s Report – page 2
Disclosure Authorization for Patients Rights Advocacy
Disclosure Authorization for Patient Rights Advocacy – p. 2
Court Document of Release 9-12-13
Certification Review Hearing Findings regarding regarding Section 5250 14-day involuntary treatment a person described a “gravely disabled.” . It was determined that “Mr. Sears has not been prescribed any medications nor has he displayed any signs of a mental illness.”
First Notice of Certification from the jail’s psychiatric ward for involuntary 3-day treatment (Section 5150).