Aaron Bassler: A Lethal and Deadly Engagement

The Mendocino Co. Sheriff Tom Allman  announced tonight that Aaron Bassler was killed at 12:23 this afternoon. According to Allman, yesterday another burglary was reported outside of the 6 square miles that law enforcement had encircled.  A garage/shop was broken into.  Ammunition and food items, as well as matches and other items were stolen.  The MO fit Bassler. A canine

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Grower Dies Defending Garden

The Sacramento Bee reports on a grower who died during an attempted robbery. According to the grim story, Neighbors reported a few shots shattering the night in rural Amador County, then more gunfire exploding like rolling thunder. Sheriff’s deputies, racing to a former horse property near the town of Ione, found 779 marijuana plants, bullet-riddled trailers and a dead man

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Neighbors Cross: Guerilla Grows aren't Welcome

  Mendocino Co. Sheriff Press Release: (See Photo here–scroll down)Mendocino County Sheriff’s deputies received a complaint that persons were trespassing onto a vacant parcel located at 44948 Fish Rock Rd., Gualala, and had cut down trees and were growing marijuana. Deputies went to the location and located 39 marijuana plants, and found that trees had been cut down to facilitate

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Aaron Bassler and Law Enforcement Exchanged ShotsToday

Aaron Bassler, a suspect in two high profile murders near Fort Bragg, exchanged gunfire with law enforcement today. Mendocino Sheriff Tom Allman held a press conference at 8pm tonight, Thursday, Sept. 29. He announced, “At 11:50, …before noon, [three] Almeda deputies…. came under fire.”  The suspect, Aaron Bassler, dressed entirely in black opened fire on them from about 100 meters

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