Covelo Man Booked for Probation Violation After Allegedly Being Intoxicated and Possessing Firearm

The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff‚Äôs Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Luiz Gonzalez [Mugshot provided by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office]

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.

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