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After Redwood Valley Shooting, Hopland Man Allegedly Found in Possession of ‘Ghost Gun’

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:

Angelio Bettega [Mugshot from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Booking Logs]

On 06-25-2022 at approximately 4:39 AM Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to investigate a shooting in the area call.

Deputies arrived in the 7700 block of North State Street (Redwood Valley, California) and began checking the area where they ultimately contacted Angelio Bettega.

Deputies conducted a pat search of Bettega’s person and located a loaded firearm (ghost gun) which was not registered to him.  Bettega was a known active gang member and was found to be prohibited from possessing firearms, as he had previous felony conviction(s).

Bettega was arrested for 29800(A)(1) PC (Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon), 25850(C)(3) PC (Carrying a Loaded Firearm by a Gang Member), and 25850(C)(6) PC (Carry a Loaded Firearm: Not Registered Person).

Bettega was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.

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