Sunday, May 28, 2023

Fort Bragg Man Booked for Illegal Possession of Firearms


This following is a press release from the Fort Bragg Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

William Hill [Mugshot from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Booking Logs]

On July 19th, 2021, Officers of the Fort Bragg Police Department served a search warrant in the 600 Block of N. Harrison Street at the residence of William Hill. The search warrant was related to a currently undisclosed felony investigation. During that search warrant, Officers found Hill to knowingly be in possession of four firearms despite being prohibited from owning firearms due to a served criminal protection order.

During the investigation, Hill admitted to knowing that it was illegal for him to possess firearms. Hill was booked into the Mendocino County on the above charge. Due to Hill currently be out on bail from a previous investigation, and the nature of the ongoing felony investigation related to the above search warrant, the Fort Bragg Police Department requested and was granted a bail enhancement of $100,000.

Questions regarding this press release may be forwarded to Captain O’Neal at 707-961-2800 ext. 120 or toneal@fortbragg.com.

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