This is a press release from the Willits Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Friday evening, May 28th, 2021 at approximately 6:45 PM, Officer Angell of the Willits Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 800 block of S. Main Street. During the traffic stop, Officers located approximately three to four pounds of packaged Methamphetamine within the vehicle and about three pounds of processed Marijuana.
Travis Ninnemann of Arizona was identified as the driver of the vehicle. His passenger was identified as Julius Gruber of Willits. Travis Ninnemann and Julius Gruber were transported to the Mendocino County Jail and booked on the following charges of; Penal Code 182(a)(1), conspiracy to commit a crime, Health and Safety Code 11378, possession of a controlled substance for sale, Health and Safety Code 11379, transportation of a controlled substance for sale, Health and Safety Code 11379(b), transportation of Methamphetamine for sale, and Health and Safety Code 11360(a)(2), transportation of Marijuana for sale.
Travis Ninnemann is a (36) year old male and a City of Maranna Arizona resident. Julius Gruber is a (58) year old male and a City of Willits resident.
The Willits Police Department would like to thank all of those persons involved in this case for a job well done!