Albion man on parole found with ammo, controlled substances (press release)

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MENDOCINO CO., 2/6/17 — The following information is taken from a Feb. 6 Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release. The information has not been independently verified and all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

On Feb. 5 around 11am, deputies were on patrol and encountered 28 year old Christopher Brockway, known to have a felony vandalism warrant, walking down Albion Ridge B Road. Brockway was “arrested without incident,” but found to be in possession of live ammunition, which he is prohibited from possessing due to a prior criminal conviction. He was also found to be in possession of about 3.5 oz. of what a “field test” determined likely to be methamphetamine. Brockway was confirmed to be on parole and taken to county jail, where he is being held without bail. No photo was available at the time of publication.

Here’s the full press release:

DATE:  February 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Incident Number:
2017-3350

Crime/Incident:
30305(a)(1) PC (Possession of Ammunition by Prohibited Person)

3455 PC (Violation of Parole)

11377 HS (Possession of a Controlled Substance)

Location:
3000 block of Albion Ridge B Road in Albion, CA

Date of Incident:
02-05-2017

Time:
10:56 A.M.

Victim(s):
N/A

Suspect(s):
Christopher Ryan Brockway (28 year-old male from Albion, CA)

Written By:
Sgt. J. Comer #1197

Synopsis:
On 02-05-2017 at approximately 10:56 A.M., Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were on patrol when they contacted Christopher Ryan Brockway who was walking along the roadway in the 3000 block of Albion Ridge B Road in Albion, California.

Brockway was known to have an active felony arrest warrant for vandalism and was arrested without incident.

Deputies conducted a search of Brockway’s clothing following his arrest and found live ammunition and approximately 3.5-grams (gross weight) of a controlled substance in his possession.

Deputies determined Brockway was prohibited from possessing ammunition due to a prior criminal conviction.  The controlled substance found in his possession field-tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine.

Brockway, who was confirmed to be on active Post  Release Community Supervision (Parole) was transport to the Mendocino County Jail where he was booked and be held without bail.

Approved by:
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten

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