Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 18USC1073 [Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution], 11378 HS [Possession of Controlled Substatnce for Sale]
Report Number:
2012-13855    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
18USC1073 [Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution], 11378 HS [Possession of Controlled Substatnce for Sale]
Location:
42265 Little Lake Road, Mendocino
When: Date: 06-14-2012 Time: 0100 Hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Lawrence Dewald 46 42265 Little Lake Road Mendocino, Ca.
         
Written by: Sergeant Joseph Comer
Synopsis: On 06-14-2012 at approximately 0100 hours, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted the Placer County Sheriff’s Department in the apprehension of the suspect Lawrence Dewald.

Dewald was arrested without incident at the above date and time, at his place of residence located at 42265 Little Lake Road in Mendocino. Dewald had been a fugitive from justice for approximately 15-years.

Dewald was arrested on a Federal arrest warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and a Placer County felony warrant for failure to appear on past charge(s) of possession of a controlled substance for sale.

Dewald was booked and lodged into the Mendocino County Jail with no bail, pending extradition to Placer County.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten