Man Surrenders in Fatal Hit and Run
This is a press release from the California Highway Patrol. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On August 15, 2017, at approximately 1200 hours, Bonifacio Ramriez Gomez [age 33 of Lawndale] surrendered to California Highway Patrol Officers at the California Highway Patrol Ukiah Office in relation to the hit and run fatal traffic collision from Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Laytonville, CA. The California Highway Patrol and the Mendocino County Distract Attorney’s Officer are working together on this investigation.
Gomez was medically cleared and booked into the Mendocino County Jail on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The California Highway Patrol will continue to work in conjunction with the Mendocino County District Attorney’s Office as this investigation unfolds. Should anyone have information regarding this collision, we urge you to contact the California Highway Patrol Garberville Office (707) 923-2155.