17 and 19-Year-Old Arrested on Drug Charges in Willits
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 12-27-2020 at about 12:35 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call at a residence located in the 24000 block of Lilac Drive in Willits, California.
Sheriff’s Deputies were advised there was a verbal argument between subjects at the location.
Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and contacted a 17 year-old juvenile male and his girlfriend, Isabelle Burton, at the location.
During the contact it was determined the juvenile male was on juvenile probation with terms to submit to search, no drugs, and obey all laws.
A search of the juvenile’s person was conducted with Deputies finding blue pills, a digital scale with a white residue on it, large amount of small zip lock type bags (commonly used to package controlled substances for sale) and US currency.
The juvenile male’s bedroom was searched and Deputies discovered Burton lived in the bedroom with the juvenile.
In plain view in the bedroom, Deputies discovered marijuana honey oil (Concentrated THC), which was being use to make edibles and some edibles packaged in various forms for sale.
Also in the bedroom Deputies found marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms in individual bags for sale, cocaine, LSD, numerous prescription pills, more honey oil, two zip lock bags of “DMT” and more US currency.
The juvenile male was medically cleared and then transported to the Mendocino County Juvenile Detention Center for booking on all the listed charges.
Burton was arrested for possession for sale of a controlled substance [11377(A) HS and 11352 HS] and possession for sale of marijuana [11359 HS].
Burton was released on her signed promise to appear in the Ukiah Superior Court due to recent COVID-19 outbreak in the Mendocino County Jail.