Wednesday, December 7, 2022

MCSO: Fort Bragg Man Booked for Domestic Violence Reportedly Throwing His Girlfriend to the Floor

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:

Legen Dean Edge [Mugshot from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Booking Logs]

On 06-12-2022 at approximately 7:00 PM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a verbal domestic argument at a residence in the 31000 block of Highway 20 in Fort Bragg, California. 

Deputies quickly arrived and contacted an adult female in the driveway, who had fresh appearing bloody injuries. Deputies learned she had been involved in an argument with her romantic partner that resulted in a physical altercation. 

The adult female was reportedly thrown to the floor and held down by Edge, which caused her injuries.

Deputies contacted Edge, who was free from any obvious injury. 

Based upon interviews and physical evidence observed, Edge was arrested for 273.5 PC (Domestic Violence Battery).  Edge was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.

Domestic Violence

The alleged actions described in this press release describe domestic abuse. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men experience sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetimes.

The following are domestic violence resources available in Mendocino County and surrounding areas:



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