Mendocino Sheriff issues press release on alleged fraud, mail theft case
Published by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
“On 12-09-2019 at approximately 5:44 PM., Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were conducting a surveillance operation in the 200 block of East School Way in Redwood Valley.
During that time, Deputies observed Julia Hutchins and Leslie Mishou committing theft of property from a roadside mailbox. The property was less than $950.00 in value.
Deputies contacted/arrested Hutchins and Mishou for Conspiracy [182(a)(4) PC] and Mail Theft [530.5(e) PC].
Both Hutchins and Mishou were determined to be in violation of their active summary probation terms and were additionally charged with violation of probation [1203.2 PC].
Hutchins and Mishou were transported to the Mendocino County Jail where both were booked to be held in lieu of $10,000.00 bail.”