Devon Wenger

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Service Record

Sonoma County California Sheriff's Office

Rank Deputy
Dates of Service Employed for about 1.5 years.[1]
Salary $61,092 (2017)[2]
Last Known Status Separated

Antioch California Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired July 30, 2018.[1]
Salary $187,168 (2021)[3]
Last Known Status Separated[4]

Incident Reports

2019-2022 Rights Violations

Response Timeline

On August 16, 2023, a federal grand jury claimed that the officers "conspired and agreed together and with each other... to injure, oppress, threaten, and intimidate residents of Antioch" and indicted the officers for Conspiracy Against Rights and Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law.[5]

On May 8, 2024, Wilson and Smith filed a civil lawsuit against Wenger, Rombough, Amiri, and the city for violating their rights under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.[6]

2019-2022 Drug Sales

From November 2019 to March 2022, Wenger and Officer Daniel Harris sold anabolic steroids.[7]

In March 2022, the officers sent text messages to each other about a plan to deliver anabolic steroids to another person.[7]

On March 23, 2022, the FBI executed a search warrant on Wenger's house and seized his cell phone. Wenger had deleted his text messages with Harris and the other person.[7]

Response Timeline

On August 16, 2023, a federal grand jury indicted Wenger for Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Anabolic Steroids and Destruction, Alteration, and Falsification of Records in Federal Investigations. The indictment requires the officers to forfeit any gains received if convicted on any charges.[7] Wenger faces up to 30 years in prison, plus fines.[8]

2019-2022 Racist Texts

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