Deputy: Merced College president pushed him to arrest board member, investigate staff

Merced County Sheriff’s Sgt. Vince Gallagher, who is the campus’s police chief at Merced College, said college President Susan Walsh and other staff wanted his department to collect fingerprints from nine copies of an anonymous letter addressed to members of the Merced College Board of Trustees and others on the night in February when the board appointed Walsh as acting president.

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