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UPDATE: Death of Woman Whose Body was Found in Hit-and-Run Suspect’s Van Ruled Accidental

UPDATE (January 4, 2023): The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office has announced the Chief Deputy Coroner’s finding that Randolph’s death was accidental. Her cause of death was found to be acute


Man Free on Bail Arrested after Allegedly Being Caught with Stolen Checks

A Mendocino County man was recently arrested for alleged possession of stolen checks and other items, according to a press release by the Sheriff’s Office. On the night of November


Mendocino County: Suspicious vehicle leads to arrest on suspicion of narcotic sales

A Mendocino County man was recently arrested for alleged possession of a controlled substance for sale. According to the Sheriff’s Office, on the night of March 23, a deputy came


Lakeport Police: One adult, three minors caught with illegal weapons, drugs

Originally published 9-4-21 via Facebook by the Lakeport Police Department: “Around midnight this morning, two Lakeport Police Officers made a traffic stop of a vehicle on Lakeport Blvd with the


Sheriff’s Office: Ghost gun found during traffic stop for suspected DUI

Originally published 8-8-21 by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: “On 08-07-2021 at approximately 10:40 PM,  A Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle driven by


Four arrested after workers witness alleged burglary at marijuana farm

Four men have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Mendocino County marijuana farm and later leading responding deputies on a high-speed pursuit. In the early morning hours of November 2,


Willits man allegedly fired at deputies amid domestic disturbance call

A Willits man has been arrested after allegedly firing shots at deputies responding to a domestic disturbance call at his residence. Deputies responded to the 4500 block of Ridgewood Road


Willits man accused of sexually abusing minor on multiple occasions

A 22-year-old Willits man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year and as recently as this month. The victim and her


Mendocino County woman arrested after alleged intoxicated assault of ex-partner

Originally published 6-15-20 by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: “On 06-07-2020 at about 7:05 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an unwanted subject causing a disturbance in the


Deputies respond to possible domestic violence incident in Willits

Originally published 5-3-20 by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: “On 05-02-2020 at about 11:43 AM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance and possible domestic violence