Mendocino Sheriff issues press release on felony firearm arrest
From the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department:
“On 12-05-2019 at about 3:07 AM, a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy noticed an older model Kia driving erratically on southbound Highway 101 in Ukiah, California.
The Deputy conducted a vehicle stop on the vehicle and it exited the highway onto Perkins Street.
The Deputy contacted the driver, identified as Erick Keith Guyton, and a female passenger.
The Deputy learned the pair were traveling from Oregon and returning home to Bakersfield, California. The Deputy noticed some marijuana in plain view inside the vehicle and also found Guyton to have a suspended driver’s license.
During a pat search of Guyton, the Deputy located an orange flare gun with three live 12 gauge flare rounds. A records check was conducted on Guyton and he was found to be a prohibit person and not to possess firearms or ammunition.
Guyton was arrested for 29800(A)(1) PC (Felon Possess Firearm) and 30305(A)(1) PC (Felon Possess Ammunition).
This case is still under investigation since numerous credit cards and identification cards, that did not belong to Guyton, were found in his possession.
Guyton was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.”