Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Man and Woman 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 04-08-2021 at about 10:15 AM, a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 22000 block of East Side Road in Willits, California.
The Deputy contacted the occupants of the vehicle, driver David Mairs (29 year-old male from Clearlake Oaks) and passenger Caytlin Collicott (23 year-old female from Willits).
The Deputy conducted records checks on both subjects and learned Mairs had a $80,000.00 felony arrest warrant out of Sonoma County for fail to appear for possession of illicit drugs for sale while being in possession of a loaded firearm. Mairs also had to Mendocino County misdemeanor warrants for his arrest.
The Deputy was further advised that Collicott was on California Department of Corrections state Parole.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and the Deputy located a glass methamphetamine pipe that belonged to Collicott in the vehicle that contained a usable amount of suspected methamphetamine.
Collicott’s Parole Officer was contacted and responded to the scene. The Parole Officer issued a violation of parole hold (3056 PC) on Collicott.
Both Collicott and Mairs were arrested and transported to the Mendocino County Jail. Collicott was to be held without bail due to the parole violation.
In accordance with the COVID-19 emergency order issued by the State of California Judicial Council, bail was set at zero dollars and Mairs was released after the jail booking process, on his promise to appear in court at a later date.