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 10-16-2021 Mendocino County Sheriff Deputies conducted a probation search at a residence in the 25000 block of Barnes Lane in Covelo, California.
At the location they contacted Luiz Gonzalez, who exhibited the objective signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Gonzalez was found to be in possession of a loaded Polymer 9mm handgun without a serial number.
Gonzalez was arrested for being in possession of a loaded firearm while under the influence of a drug [11550(E) HS) and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (29800(A)(1) PC].
Gonzalez was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.