Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11359 H&S, 11360(A)H&S, 11378(A)H&S, 11379H&S, 11352 H&S, 14601 VC
Report Number:
2012-10125    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
11359 H&S, 11360(A)H&S, 11378(A)H&S, 11379H&S, 11352 H&S, 14601 VC
Location:
77820 Hwy 162, Covelo
When: Date: 5-02-12 Time: 10:00 PM
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Douglas John Sturm 41 Covelo, CA
         
Written by: Sergeant Mike Davis
Synopsis: On 5-02-12 at approximately 10:00 PM, Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle in the 77800 block of Hwy 162 in Covelo for speeding. The driver, 41 year-old Douglas John Sturm of Covelo was contacted. He was found to be driving on a suspended license.

As the Deputy spoke to Sturm, he observed plastic bags of dried marijuana on the rear floorboard and open alcoholic beverage containers.

Four pounds of marijuana were located in the vehicle. A search of Sturm's pants pockets incident to arrest revealed methamphetamine in one pocket and fifty (50) Percocet pills without a prescription in the other pocket.

Sturm was transported to County Jail in Ukiah and booked for the listed violations.
Approved By: