Covelo man arrested after allegedly being caught with weapon, violating probation
Photo: Loaded rifle confiscated from suspect / Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office
A Mendocino County man has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a firearm, constituting a violation of his probation, and other charges.
On the afternoon of Friday, October 30, Round Valley Tribal Police contacted Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies to say they’d detained a man in Covelo who’d reportedly been walking Tabor Lane with a loaded rifle.
Authorities say the man in question, 23-year-old Tevin Lee Hoaglen, had two outstanding warrants to his name for probation violation, domestic violence battery, and violation of a criminal protective order, as well as being on formal probation, thus legally prohibiting him from possessing any kind of weapon in any capacity.
Responding deputies took custody of Hoaglen, who was in possession of a loaded Marlen Model 60 .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle and a glass meth pipe, and booked him on suspicion of possession of a firearm prohibited by a criminal protective order, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of probation, violation of a criminal protective order, and violation of probation.