A San Francisco police officer arrested and charged by federal prosecutors earlier this week with robbing a bank in the city’s Sunset neighborhood was already under investigation for multiple crimes.
Long before Officer Rain Daugherty allegedly got away with $9,050 in cash from the East West Bank on Irving Street on Nov. 29, he was under investigation for trading racist text messages with fellow members of the San Francisco Police Department. That case is ongoing.
More recently, the 44-year-old was arrested in San Mateo County for drug possession and stealing $24,000 from an elderly neighbor in Burlingame for whom he was running occasional errands.
According to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office, Daugherty posted $100,000 in bail in August, and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for February 2019.
Attorney Alison Berry Wilkinson has been representing Daugherty on the text message case since 2015. She's one of three lawyers working with the currently suspended police officer on these three separate cases.