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|Woman Assaulted by SCPD Goes to Court|
|Date||Wednesday August 06|
|Time||8:30 AM - 9:00 AM|
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|701 Ocean St. in the Main Court Building in Depts. 1 or 2 (the two courts are on your immediate left as you go through the metal detector; check the court calendar posted nexgt to the department door for Donna Deiss).|
|Event Type||Court Date|
|rnorse3 [at] hotmail.com|
|Address||309 Cedar PMB 14B Santa Cruz, CA 95060|
Donna Deiss, the vehicularly-housed woman was assaulted and battered by Sgt. Christian LeMoss on May 9th out at the Three-Trees parking lot on W. Cliff Dr. before numerous witnesses.
Ironically and typically Deiss herself was charged with "resisting arrest." She is a short 60-yeqar old disabled woman who is half LeMoss's weight.
Her attorney, Ben Rice entered a "not guilty" plea for her two weeks ago. This will be a hearing on motions prior to trial, perhaps seeking Sgt. LeMoss's prior record of citizen complaints relating to excessive force and/or lying.
Deiss invites supporters to attend, even though the hearing may be brief and concerned with technical pretrial motions.
Deiss was originally charged with assault and battery on a police officer, possession of marijuana, and resisting arrest.
All charges have been dropped except the "resisting arrest" charge.
Deiss is also working with attorney Greg Coben, who is handling her civil suit.
More details on the case can be found at:
There are other links to mainstream media discussion of the case and access to documents and photos at these sites.