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Written By: Jim Emerson
SAN RAFAEL — Mathew J. Hendry-Siegfried, a 27-year-old resident of San Rafael, was arrested at a commuter parking lot on suspicion of drug trafficking. The suspect allegedly sold fentanyl pills to undercover investigators. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office conducted an extensive investigation of Hendry- Siegfried. Undercover detectives arranged two meetings to buy illicit drugs from him.
One transaction took place near Mill Valley, followed by another undercover transaction in San Rafael. The second transaction occurred at the Smith Ranch Park & Ride Lot, east of Highway 101.
On September 14, Hendry-Siegfried traveled to the parking lot at 2 Smith Ranch Road. He allegedly met with a detective for the purpose of selling illicit drugs. After a transaction was completed, Hendry-Siegfried was arrested by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office at 7:45 p.m. He was transported to Marin County Jail, where he was booked on multiple charges.
He faces open felony charges for possession and transportation of a control substance for sale. Moreover, he also faces two misdemeanor charges for possession and transportation of narcotic controlled substances. A judge set bond for release from custody at $70,000. Nevertheless, Hendry- Siegfried is on hold at the county lockup for other warrants. He was booked for outstanding warrants for six other felonies. These charges also pertain to the sale and transportation of controlled substances.
The suspect has a prior drug-related arrest on his record. In November 2021, Hendry-Siegfried was arrested for possession of controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication.