The following is a press released 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 10-30-2020 at about 3:23 PM, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office was advised that Round Valley Tribal Police had detained Tevin Lee Hoaglen who was in possession of a loaded rifle while walking on Tabor Lane in Covelo, California.
Deputies responded to the location and met with Tribal Police in the area of Tabor lane and Foot Hill Boulevard.
While responding to the area, Sheriff’s Office Dispatch advised Deputies that Hoaglen had two outstanding warrants for his arrest (Violation of Probation, Domestic Violence Battery and Violation of a Criminal Protective Order).
Sheriff’s Office Dispatch further advised responding Deputies that Hoaglen was a restrained person in a criminal protective order, which stated Hoaglen was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. Deputies also learned he was on Mendocino County Formal Probation for Domestic Violence, with terms to obey all laws, submit to search and seizure, and not to possess dangerous weapons, to include knives.
The rifle Hoaglen was in possession of was a Marlin Model 60, .22 caliber LR semi-Automatic rifle which was loaded. Hoaglen was also found to be in possession of a glass methamphetamine smoking pipe.
Hoaglen was placed under arrest for 29815(A) PC [Possession of a firearm prohibited by conditions of a Criminal Protective Order], 11364(A) HS [Possession of a drug paraphernalia], 1203.2 PC [Violation of Probation], and 276.6 PC, [Violation of a Criminal Protective Order], and the two outstanding arrest warrants.
Hoaglen was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.