Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11378 (a) H&S: Possession of a controlled substance for sale. 11350 (a) H&S: possession of a controlled substance. 11550(a) H&S: under the influence. 1203.2 PC: Violation of probation
Report Number:
2012-2291    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
11378 (a) H&S: Possession of a controlled substance for sale. 11350 (a) H&S: possession of a controlled substance. 11550(a) H&S: under the influence. 1203.2 PC: Violation of probation
Location:
1300 Block of N. State St., Ukiah Calif. 95482
When: Date: 01/30/2012 Time: 2330 hrs
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: State of California
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Benjamin C. Wilson 28 yrs 251 S. Lenore St. Willits, Ca.
Suspect #2: Heather L. Beck 29 yrs Transient Willits, Ca.
         
Written by: Sergeant James VanHagen
Synopsis: On 01/30/2012 at 2330 hrs. Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputy Robert Moore was on routine patrol in the 1300 block of N. State St. in Ukiah, when he saw two subjects walking around a closed business.

Deputy Moore contacted the subjects to see what they were doing. As he spoke with the subjects, later identified as Suspect #1 Benjamin Wilson 28 yrs old and Suspect #2 Heather Beck 29 yrs old from Willits Ca., Deputy Moore could see both suspects were showing symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Deputy Moore evaluated both Suspect Wilson and Beck and determined they were under the influence of methamphetamine. Deputy Moore arrested both Wilson and Beck, during a search of Suspect Wilson, Deputy Moore located three small clear plastic baggies containing approx. 2 grams of a white powdery substance that he suspected to be methamphetamine.

Beck was on formal felony probation and was taken into custody without incident. Both Wilson and Beck were transported and booked into the Mendocino County Jail. Wilson is charged with possession for sales, possession, and being under the influence of methamphetamine. Beck is charged with being under the influence of methamphetamine and violation of her felony probation.

Wilson's bail is set at $35,000 dollars. Beck's bail is set at no bail because of her probation violation.
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