Photo: James Sibbert
On April 28 at 5:40 p.m. San Mateo PD officers went to the 400 block of Martin Drive. They were responding to a call of a domestic violence incident in progress.
The victim fled to a neighbor’s house after the suspect had strangled and beaten her,
The suspect, James Sibbert, was driving while intoxicated nearby at a park.
Sibbert was arrested and officers confiscated multiple firearms. Sibbert was taken to the San Mateo County Jail.
The press release concludes, “San Mateo police officers understand the seriousness of domestic violence and we want to help victims break the cycle. If you are a survivor of domestic violence or know someone who needs access to resources, ask for help. CORA is the only agency in San Mateo County solely dedicated to helping those affected by intimate partner abuse. From counseling, to emergency housing, to legal assistance, CORA’s services are designed to provide safety, support, and healing. Even during this public health crisis, CORA is committed to keeping services available.”