Man Holds Invisible People at Gunpoint
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:
On 09-09-2016 at about 11:00 A.M. Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to reported burglary in progress in the 1300 block of Highway 175 in Hopland, California.
Deputies were advised the reporting party, Bobby Fackrell, was holding two suspects at gunpoint near the side of the roadway.
Deputies arrived at the location where they contacted Fackrell standing outside his parked vehicle. Fackrell advised there were two persons currently inside his vehicle attempting to burglarize it.
Deputies did not locate any persons in Fackrell’s vehicle or around the area.
During the investigation, Deputies determined Fackrell was in possession of a firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).
Fackrell was ultimately arrested and booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was held in lieu of $20,000.00 bail.