Photo: Shannon Henson
Originally published as a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release –
“On 03-03-2021 at approximately 2:27 A.M., Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported suspicious vehicle in the area of Rancho Grande Drive in Ukiah, California.
The Deputies were advised the vehicle was an old police vehicle, black in color and having spot lights.
Deputies responded to the area and located the described vehicle at the intersection of Rancho Grande Drive and Cabana Court.
Deputies contacted the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Shannon Henson. While talking to Henson, Deputies were given consent to search the vehicle.
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch checked Henson for warrants and probation. Deputies were advised Henson was on Mendocino County Summary Probation with a term to obey all laws.
During the search of the vehicle, Deputies located three bulbous glass methamphetamine smoking pipes [11364(a) HS], an assault weapon [30605(a) PC], switchblade knife [21510(a) PC], and approximately 8 grams gross weight of suspected methamphetamine.
Henson was also arrested for a drug user while being in possession of a firearm [29800(a)(1) PC] and violation of his Summary Probation [1203.2 PC].
Henson was subsequently booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.”