Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
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(Title of Crime/Incident) 11378 H&S - Possess methamphetamine for sales
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11378 H&S - Possess methamphetamine for sales
Highway 162 Covelo Ca
When: Date: 02/18/12 Time: 2100
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  Name Age Street Address City, State
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  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Quenten Cordova 40 Covelo
Written by: Sergeant Matt Kendall
Synopsis: On 02/18/12 at about 2100 hours Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office were on routine patrol in the Covelo area. While patrolling, deputies saw Quenten Cordova seated in a vehicle near a local retail store. Deputies learned Cordova had a warrant for his arrest for traffic violations. Deputies contacted Cordova at the location where he was arrested on the warrant. A search of Cordova's person revealed five individual packages of methamphetamine secreted in his pants pockets.

The drugs and packaging were consistent with possession for sale. Cordova made statements which confirmed the drugs were possessed for sales.

Cordova was arrested and booked into the Mendocino County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine for sales as well as the arrest warrant. Cordova is currently held on $35,000.00 bail.
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