Sheriff's deputy arrested on suspicion of DUI, assault in Livermore


An Alameda County sheriff's deputy was arrested in Livermore early in May on suspicion of drunk driving and assault, a sheriff's spokesman said Wednesday.

Gael Paredes, 27, was arrested around 2 a.m. May 4 in the 500 block of Jeannie Way following a crash, sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said.

Kelly confirmed that Paredes is an Alameda County sheriff's deputy and said Paredes is on leave.

"We are aware of the DUI arrest of our employee," Kelly said. "The criminal allegations are serious and being handled by the judicial system. This is a personnel matter and we will not comment further. However, we encourage all people with substance abuse problems to seek treatment."

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by Yeah Yeah
a resident of Canyon Oaks
on May 17, 2019 at 12:50 pm

Throw the book at him... sound like a total criminal case.

Ok, how about throw solid state disk drive with the book stored on it, ok ?

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Posted by Retired Leo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 17, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Yeah wonder if this will go anywhere in the legal process. This deputy is the son of a Alameda County Sheriff Capt and the grandson of the Alameda County Sheriff Office undersheriff. Get the broom, this is one definitely swept under the carpet.

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 17, 2019 at 2:41 pm

Is this the same sheriff's office that let the murdering wife go?

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Posted by Friend of LEO
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 18, 2019 at 6:58 pm

Hey Retired Leo (glass house), nowadays cops seem to be held accountable for criminal conduct, as reported in the news. I wonder how things were handled in your day? Oh wait, I already know.

Please follow the case closely and you’ll see that you are wrong on this one wrong.

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