People v Patrick Shields & Wynn Brewer

On October 20, 2014, Patrick Shields and Wynn Brewer were convicted by a jury of conspiracy to commit murder. Brewer was also convicted of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. In May of 2011, the Oakland Police and federal law enforcement authorities conducted an investigation of members of an Oakland criminal street gang, including Patrick Shields. On May 18, 2011, the police investigation revealed that Shields was conspiring with others to murder a man. Shields directed Brewer and two other men to drive to a residence in Oakland and to shoot and kill the intended victim when he left the residence. The Oakland Police stopped the car containing the suspects before they could commit the murder. The police recovered two loaded pistols that were going to be used to commit the murder. The case was prosecuted by DDA John Brouhard.

Posted on Oct 20, 2014