Watch: The house where former Dos Palos cop had standoff with police

Former Dos Palos police officer, John Mathis, died after a standoff with law enforcement officials Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, and ran a vehicle into his home's garage on the corner of Lopes Avenue and Sydney Lane in Merced, sources said.
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Former Dos Palos police officer, John Mathis, died after a standoff with law enforcement officials Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, and ran a vehicle into his home's garage on the corner of Lopes Avenue and Sydney Lane in Merced, sources said.

Reporter Thaddeus Miller has covered cities in the Central San Joaquin Valley for more than eight years, writing about everything from breaking news to government and police accountability. A native of Fresno, he has more recently been located in Merced and Los Banos.