Not guilty plea entered for man charged in death of CHP sergeant; bail set at $1 million

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Riverside County, CA – In a courtroom teeming with uniformed law enforcement officers, a Riverside County Superior Court judge on Wednesday, April 10, entered a not guilty plea on behalf of a Winchester man charged in the weekend traffic collision that killed a veteran California Highway Patrol officer.

In French Valley, Judge Stephen J. Gallon set bail for Michael Joseph Callahan at $1 million and scheduled the next court date for May 16. Callahan is in custody at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. He faces 15 years to life in prison if convicted as currently charged.

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Kerry L. Armstrong


Attorney Kerry Armstrong opened up his law firm in June 2007. Mr. Armstrong attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, and received his B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University. Kerry L. Armstrong became certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization for criminal law in August 2020, making him one of the few criminal defense attorneys with a criminal law legal specialization certificate in San Diego County.  Between 2014 – 2019, Mr. Armstrong was selected for inclusion in the California Super Lawyers list, an honor only awarded to 5% of the nation’s attorneys.

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