Shotguns, Ammo and Body Armor Discovered During Probation Search, Says Mendo Sheriff’s Office
This is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
Upon arrival at the residence, it was learned that numerous carpentry tools and a security camera system had been stolen from the residence.
On 10-13-2015 Deputies conducted a probation search at a residence located in the Brooktrails community at which time they located some of the stolen items from the residential burglary that had occurred on Pineview Drive.
During further investigations Deputies subsequently responded to a residence in the 200 block of Holly Street in Willits, California.
Upon arrival Deputies contacted the occupant of the residence, Bobby Sossaman, at which time a search warrant was served for the residence.
During a search of the residence, Deputies recovered stolen property from the Pineview Drive residential burglary, (2) two shotguns, shotgun ammunition and body armor. It was estimated that Deputies recovered more than $5,000.00 of stolen property.
Sossaman was arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property, a felon in possession of body armor, a felon in possession of a firearm(s), a felon in possession of prohibited ammunition and violation of probation.
Sossaman was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.