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Westminster man convicted of assaulting two FV officers

by: Fountain Valley PD
Posted: July 16, 2018

FOUNTAIN VALLEY...A drunken driver was convicted of assaulting two Fountain Valley Police Officers after he sped through a roadblock and drove towards the Officers who were invesigating a fatal traffic collision at Magnolia and Mint. As he sped towards the Officers, an Officer involved shooting occured.

The driver, Matthew Snoyman, 35 years old, of Westminster was sentenced to one year in county jail and five years of probation. He had a blood alcohol content of 0.23 percent at the time of his arrest. No Officers were injured during the incident.

The Orange County District Attorney's Office investigated the Officer involved shooting and deemd the shooting was justified.

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