Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11359 H&S, 11360 H&S & 14601.1(a) CVC
Report Number:
Coroner Number:
11359 H&S, 11360 H&S & 14601.1(a) CVC
13100 S. Hwy. 101 Hopland Ca.
When: Date: 04/04/12 Time: 0248 hrs.
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the state
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Ryan McDermott 21 Arcata, Ca.
Written by: Sergeant Mike Dygert
Synopsis: On 04/04/2012 at approx. 0248 hrs. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by suspect Ryan McDermott for speeding in the 13100 Block of S. Hwy. 101 in Hopland. When deputies contacted McDermott they detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Deputies further learned McDermott had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and his driver license was suspended. A search of McDermott's vehicle yielded approx. 6 pounds of marijuana. McDermott advised he was going to deliver the marijuana to a marijuana dispensary in San Bernardino Ca. and expected to be paid $3,000.00 a pound for the marijuana. McDermott was arrested and incarcerated at the Mendocino County Jail for the listed charges with bail set at $30,000.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten