A press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
DATE: “November 25, 2016”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
11351 H&S (Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale)
273.6 PC (Violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order)
Highway 162 and Mendocino Pass Road in Covelo, California
Date of Incident:
Eduardo Sifuentes-Gonzalez (35 year-old male from Covelo, CA)
Sergeant Joseph DeMarco
On 11-14-2016 at about 9:11 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported domestic violence restraining order violation in the 23000 block of Howard Street in Covelo, California.
When the Deputies arrived they learned the suspect, Eduardo Sifuentes-Gonzalez, had left the area prior to their arrival in a red mini cooper.
At about 11:55 PM Deputies located Sifuentes-Gonzalez’s vehicle in the area of Highway 162 and Mendocino Pass Road. Deputies contacted Sifuentes-Gonzalez who was sitting in the vehicle.
While the Deputies were in the course of their investigation they found Sifuentes-Gonzalez to be in felony possession of a controlled substance (suspected cocaine) for sale.
Sifuentes-Gonzalez was subsequently arrested for the above listed charges.
Sifuentes-Gonzalez was transported and booked into the Mendocino County Jail were he was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten