Fatal Encounters

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Amelian Tremond Houff

Name: Amelian Tremond Houff
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black
Date: 08/29/2021
Location: Bradshaw Road and Elder Creek Road
Sacramento, California, 95829
County: Sacramento
Agency: Sacramento Police Department
Cause of Death: Vehicle
Intended Use of Force: Pursuit
Media summary: Officers were responding to a burglary in progress at a marijuana dispensary. When officers arrived, they located multiple vehicles leaving at a high rate of speed. When officers attempted to stop the vehicles, the vehicles fled, and officers pursued. One of the vehicles crashed into a tree about 3 miles away from Light Sky Court. Amelian Tremond Houff was killed.
Unique ID: 30976

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