Originally published 4-4-21
by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
“On 03-28-2021 at around 3:00 PM, Deputies were dispatched to an in-progress physical fight occurring in the 32000 block of North Mitchell Creek Road in Fort Bragg, California.
While Deputies were responding, they were updated by the reporting person that the suspect, identified as Jade Bennett, had struck an adult male with a metal object that caused injuries. Deputies were also advised that the adult male was being transported by a citizen to a local hospital for medical attention.
Deputies responded to Adventist Health Mendocino Coast hospital and contacted the adult male, who had serious visible injuries. The adult male described the object that he was struck with as a metal cable with a block and steel hook.
Deputies responded to the incident location, made contact with Bennett and arrested him for 245 PC (Assault with a Deadly Weapon) and 1203.2 PC (Felony Probation Violation).
Deputies quickly located the metal object that was described by adult male.
Bennett was escorted to a patrol vehicle and once at the vehicle he took off running away. Bennett was quickly recaptured and was additionally charged with 836.6 PC (Attempt Escape from Arrest).
Bennett was booked into Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $60,000.00 bail.”