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One Member of the Covelo Six Still At Large; Sheriffs Seek Information

Joaquina Patrice Joaquin [Picture from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office]

Five of six Round Valley residents accused the kidnapping, torture, and murder of Covelo’s Traci Bland and Kyle McCartney have been arrested while one remains at large. The wanted individual is 24 year-old Joaquina Patrice Joaquin.

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with knowledge of Joaquin’s “current whereabouts are urged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office by calling 707-463-4086.”

In September 2016, Joaquina Patricia Joaquin was convicted of felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon in Tulare County. 

The press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s regarding their search for Joaquin follows.  The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

MEDIA ADVISORY/NEWS RELEASE

DATE: “December 4, 2020”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Incident Number: 2020-28445

Crime/Incident:Missing Persons, Suspicious Circumstances, Possible Kidnapping

Location: 24400 block of Oak Lane in Covelo CA

Date of Incident: 11-19-2020

Time: 12:45 PMVictim(s): Kyle James McCartney (34 years-olf from Covelo, CA)Traci Lynn Bland (48 years-old from Covelo, CA)

Suspect(s): IN CUSTODY:Joseph Joshua Hoaglen (37 year-old male from Covelo, CA)Samson Musselini Joaquin (23 year-old male from Covelo, CA)Janet Faye Azbill (34 year-old female from Covelo, CA)Britton Leonard Azbill Sr. (61 year-old male from Covelo, CA)David Lee Joaquin Jr. (26 year-old male from Covelo, CA)

WANTED (OUT OF CUSTODY):Joaquina Patrice Joaquin (24 year-old female from Covelo, CA)

Written By: Captain Gregory L. Van Patten #1184

Synopsis: UPDATED PRESS RELEASE 12-04-2020:

On 12-01-2020 Mendocino County District Attorney C. David Eyster formally charged several individuals for their connection/involvement in the deaths of Kyle James McCartney and Traci Lynn Bland. The charging was based upon investigations and subsequent reports submitted by Sheriff’s Detectives.The charging consisted of the following individuals:

IN CUSTODY:Joseph Joshua Hoaglen (37 year-old male from Covelo, CA)Samson Musselini Joaquin (23 year-old male from Covelo, CA)Janet Faye Azbill (34 year-old female from Covelo, CA)Britton Leonard Azbill Sr. (61 year-old male from Covelo, CA)David Lee Joaquin Jr. (26 year-old male from Covelo, CA)

Details of each individual’s booking charges associated with the DA’s Office charging can be found on the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office booking page at http://50.230.66.240/NewWorld.InmateInquiry/Mendocino

WANTED (OUT OF CUSTODY):Joaquina Patrice Joaquin (24 year-old female from Covelo, CA)

**SEE PHOTO IN POST**

Anyone with information on Joaquina Patrice Joaquin’s current whereabouts are urged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office by calling 707-463-4086.

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  1. Only on fb, that’s her last name.
    She’s probably changed her whole profile by now.
    New name, new CITY, or right in plan sight.

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