MCSO: CHP Officer Shoots Armed Suspect

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release: On 11-15-2014 at 4:53 PM Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to reports of an armed individual threatening people in the area of Road D and Webb Ranch Road in Redwood Valley, California. Upon arriving in the area Deputies spoke with witnesses who identified Timothy Abshire has having brandished a rifle

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Ab Diver Missing in Mendocino

Mendocino County Sheriff Press Release: On 06-29-2014 at approximately 9:01 AM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were summoned to the 5400 Block of South Highway 1, Elk, to assist the Elk Volunteer Fire Department with a report of a citizen over a cliff. While enroute to the location, additional resources were requested to respond to the scene.  Representatives from the United States

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New Trend: Press Release from Recently Raided Mendocino Dispensary

Mendocino’s Love In It dispensary was recently raided. (Screengrab from the Love In It site.) Rarely does the Redheaded Blackbelt (RHBB) receive press releases from those who are charged by law enforcement. We hope this is a continuing trend. Love In It cannabis dispensary’s Press Release: On Tuesday, March 4 the cannabis dispensary “Love in It” in the village of

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Prescribed Burn on Shamrock Ranch in Northern Mendocino

Cal Fire Press Release: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at 1:00PM CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit will be conducting a vegetation management control burn on privately-owned land on the Shamrock Ranch in the northern portion of Mendocino County. The prescribed burning conducted under this Vegetation Management Program (VMP) project will be done to meet a specific objective and conducted under specific climatic

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Woman Held Captive in Tent–Assaulted by Ex-Boyfriend

    Mendocino Co. Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 08/25/13 at approximately 0030 hours Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an assault victim who was at the Ukiah Valley Medical Center. The victim reported her ex-boyfriend, Joshua Roberts, held her captive in a tent during the evening hours of 08/24/13.  The tent had been located in a vacant field

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Stories of People Who Are Just Trying to Help–This American Life Does Mendocino Sheriff Tom Allman

The extremely popular radio show, This American Life, takes on the story of Mendocino Co. Sheriff Tom Allman’s attempt to bring order to marijuana growing.  Here’s their description. Under California law, it’s legal to grow marijuana for medicinal purposes if you have a doctor’s recommendation. A few years ago, Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman was trying to find a way

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