Photo: Shareen Marrufo
Originally published as a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release –
“On 03-12-2021 at about 10:10 PM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a vehicle check on a suspicious vehicle in the 77000 block of Henderson Road in Covelo, California.
As Deputies walked up to the vehicle, they noticed an adult female in the driver’s seat slumped over the center console. Deputies contacted the driver, Shareen Marrufo and she was having a difficult time staying awake. The Deputy noticed an open alcoholic container inside the vehicle.
A records check was conducted on Marrufo along with Field Sobriety Tests. Sheriff’s Dispatch advised Marrufo had a felony Mendocino County arrest warrant resulting in her arrest.
Marrufo’s vehicle was searched and a container of pepper spray with no label was found attached with the ignition key. Also in the center console the Deputy located 2 used glass pipes commonly used to ingest controlled substances (methamphetamine).
The additional charges of 22810(A) PC (possession of pepper spray) and 11364 HS (possession of drug paraphernalia) were added to the arrest.
Marrufo was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where she was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.”