Covelo woman arrested for receiving a stolen vehicle

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Editor’s note: The following information is taken from Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release it has not been independently verified. Everyone is considered innocent until proven guilty.

MENDOCINO Co., 3/1/17 — The following is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:

DATE:  March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Incident Number:
2017-5397

Crime/Incident:
496(d)(a) PC (Possession/Receiving a stolen vehicle)

Location:
1800 block of Perch Road in Willits, CA

Date of Incident:
02-25-2017

Time:
5:47 PM

Victim(s):
Adult Male (53 year-old from Ukiah, CA)

Suspect(s):
Jennifer Michelle SchmittFeliz (33 year-old female from Covelo, CA)

Written By:
Sergeant Joseph DeMarco

Synopsis:
On 02-25-2017, at about 5:47 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a reported trespass at a residence in the 1800 block of Perch Road in Willits, California.

Deputies arrived on scene and immediately noticed a 1991 Toyota pickup truck parked in front of the residence. The vehicle appeared to have been recently painted with spray paint and the license plates were missing.

Deputies contacted Jennifer SchmittFeliz at the residence and connected her to the vehicle.

Deputies conducted a further investigation and were advised by dispatch that the vehicle had been previously reported as stolen to the Ukiah Police Department on 02-23-2017.

Deputies conducted and records check on SchmittFeliz and were advised she had an outstanding misdemeanor do not cite warrant for her arrest (Driving on a suspected license).

SchmittFeliz was subsequently arrested for the warrant and possession of receiving a stolen vehicle [496(d)(a) PC].

SchmittFeliz was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where she was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.

Approved by:
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten

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