MENDOCINO CO., 8/27/18 — The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office is warning the public to be on the lookout for an armed and dangerous suspect who is on the loose: John Joseph Bellotti, Jr., age 37, last seen in the 10900 block of Laytonville-Dos Rios Rd. is alleged to be armed and dangerous. The chase and search appear to have happened in the north county area around Laytonville and Dos Rios.
The Nixle alert sent out at 7:15 p.m. notes that Bellotti, Jr. was last seen on foot, although it is unknown what he is wearing.
MENDOCINO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IS WORKING AN INCIDENT WITH AN OUTSTANDING ARMED AND DANGEROUS SUSPECT JOHN JOSEPH BELLOTTI JR AGE 37 MALE ADULT 510 230 UNKNOWN CLOTHING DESCRIPTION, LAST BELIEVED TO BE IN THE AREA OF 10900 BLOCK OF LAYTONVILLE DOS RIOS ROAD BELIEVED TO BE ON FOOT. IF LOCATED, DO NOT APPROACH AND CONTACT 911.
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