Burglary Thwarted After Man Gets Truck Stuck, Says MCSO

This is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Terry Counterman

Terry Counterman

On 06-18-2015, at approximately 10:30 AM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a vacant residence on Highway 20 near Fort Bragg regarding a subject in a flatbed truck taking items from the property.

Upon their arrival Deputies located Terry Counterman, whose flatbed truck had become stuck while driving off of the property.

Counterman was detained and Deputies found structures on the property that had recently been forced open and items removed. Some of the stolen items were located in Counterman’s flatbed truck.

Counterman was arrested for violation of 459 PC and lodged at the Mendocino County Jail to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.

This investigation is continuing and persons with relevant information are requested to contact Deputy J. Comer at (707) 234-2100.



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