Learn about the former Paso Robles police officer they won't talk about
"Scar Tissue" (PDF)
Read "Scar Tissue" at newtimesslo.com
"But no one will ever give the full account of what happened: Why a police officer nonchalantly departed Paso’s ranks, or why he was suspected of something worth the suggestion of criminal charges, which petered out completely outside the public’s view. The only people who know what happened are the department, which won’t talk; the District Attorney’s Office, which declined to press charges; and Bateman’s friends, who are too scared to talk."