The following is a October 21 press release from the Mendocino Sheriff’s Department. The Mendocino Voice has not independently confirmed any of the information. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
11360(A) H&S (Transportation Of Marijuana For Sale)
43000 block of Twin Pines Circle in Laytonville, CA
Date of Incident:
Daniel Sebastian Vela (22 year-old male from Oakland, CA)
Sergeant S. Wristen #2454
On 10-19-2016 at approximately 10:01 AM, Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling the 43000 block of Twin Pines Circle in Laytonville, California.
While patrolling this area, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic related infraction offense. The driver, Daniel Vela, was determined to have a Mendocino County issued felony arrest warrant.
Deputies validated the arrest warrant, which was for transportation of marijuana for sale and arrested Vela pursuant to the warrant.
Vela was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $30,000.00 bail.
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten