Wes Montz

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Service Record

Placer County California Sheriff's Office

Rank Deputy
Dates of Service Ended July 2023.[1]
Last Known Status Separated[1]

Incident Reports

2014-2021 Sexual Assault

Wes Montz booking photo
Wes Montz

Between 2014 and 2021, Montz sexually assaulted two women he was dating.[2]

On March 14, 2023, the assaults were brought to the agency's attention.[3]

Response Timeline

Montz was put on administrative leave.[3]

The results of the investigation were sent to the Placer County District Attorney.[4]

On June 30, 2023, Montz was arrested on suspicion of forcible rape and sodomy of an intoxicated person.[3][5]

On July 5, 2023, Montz pleaded not guilty. A third victim came forward and additional charges were filed.[6][2]

In July 2023, Montz separated from the department.[1]

On July 24, 2023, the state Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) temporarily suspended Montz's certification during the criminal investigation.[7]

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