The following is a press released issued by 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 03-11-2021 Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a domestic violence incident in progress at a residence in the 65000 block of Drive Thru Tree Road in Leggett, California.
Upon arrival Deputies contacted an adult male in front of the residence and Sara Godfrey inside the residence.
Deputies learned Godfrey and the adult male were living together while engaged in a romantic relationship.
Godfrey and the adult male both had been consuming alcoholic beverages and became involved in a domestic argument earlier in the evening. The argument escalated into a physical altercation when the adult male attempted to leave the residence and Godfrey attempted to prevent him from leaving.
Godfrey threw a glass beer bottle at the adult male which struck him on his right shoulder blade area prior to him exiting the residence. Godfrey chased after the adult male and struck him twice in the face with the palm of her hand.
Deputies observed visible injuries to the adult male’s face.
Godfrey was arrested for domestic violence battery and was transported to the Mendocino County Jail where she was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.