SAN FRANCISCO — The point out legal professional general’s office has declined a request by San Francisco’s freshly appointed district lawyer to just take about a case involving a relative of her partner and a different linked to Mayor London Breed’s brother.
District Attorney Brooke Jenkins was appointed by Breed previously this month to change ousted District Attorney Chesa Boudin.
Soon after her appointment on July 8, Jenkins asked Attorney General Rob Bonta to consider more than the scenario of Breed’s brother, Napoleon Brown, and the prosecution of two men charged in the killing of Jerome Mallory, a cousin of Jenkins’ husband.
The Attorney General’s Office advised Jenkins in a July 22 letter the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office environment has “taken suitable steps to build an moral wall all over DA Jenkins, which stays in area and eliminates any moral concerns about the situations.”
In 2018, Breed was fined $2,500 for using official stationery to publish Gov. Jerry Brown asking to commute her brother’s sentence.
Brown has served additional than 50 % of a 44-yr sentence and is asking for a reduction in his prison sentence for a 2000 armed robbery and the death of the getaway vehicle driver, who was his girlfriend. A resentencing listening to for Brown is scheduled for Aug. 15 at a San Francisco court docket.
Mallory, 18, was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bayview District in 2020.
Jenkins stated in a statement Wednesday that she will not get involved in the instances “to keep away from any look in any respect of a conflict.”
“I am discovering no matter whether other local agencies may be an option. Irrespective, these situations will be managed in accordance to the legislation and with integrity,” she included.