The following is a press release 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 10-09-2021 at about 7:40 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at a residence located at the 35000 block of North Highway 101 in Willits, California.
Deputies went to the residence in attempt to serve a felony arrest warrant on Steven Ramier for evading a peace officer (2800.2 PC).
Upon arrival Deputies located Jewel Dyer standing on the property near the driveway entrance. Dyer was in possession of plastic bag of illicit drugs.
Deputies evaluated Dyer and determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance. Dyer was on CDC Parole and Dyer’s Parole Officer issued a Parole hold (3056 PC) as a result.
While at the scene, Deputies observed another male subject who they identified as Steven Ramier exit a travel trailer at the location.
A Deputy went to contact Ramier however he fled back towards the trailer. The Deputy chased Ramier a short distance and caught him near the trailer.
Ramier resisted arrest and wrestled with the arresting Deputy in attempt to avoid being arrested. The Deputy was able to overcome Ramier’s physical resistance and he was taken into custody without further incident.
Both Ramier and Dyer were arrested for the listed violations and booked into the Mendocino County Jail.
Ramier was to held in lieu of $135,000.00 bail and Dyer was to be held without bail due to his 3056 PC Parole hold.