Originally published as a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release –
“On 02-10-2022 at approximately 12:01 PM, Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a disturbance in Hopland, California.
Deputies contacted an 81 year-old elderly female in the 800 block of Highway 175.
The elderly female stated she was being yelled at and being called names by her son, David Thomsen. During the verbal altercation Thomsen flipped a table, which caused glass to break and also broke a laptop. Thomsen had left the residence prior to Deputies arriving.
While on scene, Deputies learned Thomsen was the restrained party in a served criminal protective order, listing the elderly female as the protected party.
The criminal protective order included the term of “peaceful contact only” with the elderly female. Deputies also learned, Thomsen was on formal county probation for elder abuse which also included the terms of “obey all laws” and “peaceful contact” with the elderly female.
During the investigation Deputies located Thomsen in the 900 block of Low Gap Road in Ukiah (California) and placed him under arrest for 1203.2 PC [Felony Violation of Probation] and 273.6 PC [Violation of Emergency Protective Order].
Thomsen was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held on a No Bail status.”