Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) Inflict corporal injury on co-habitant, Elder abuse and criminial threats
Report Number:
2012-17752    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
Inflict corporal injury on co-habitant, Elder abuse and criminial threats
Location:
Covelo
When: Date: 7/24/2012 Time: 1830 hrs
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Clayton Britton 44 Covelo, Ca
         
Written by: Lieutenant Kirk Mason
Synopsis: On 7-24-2012 Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies were dispatched to a residence located in Covelo regarding a male subject that was making criminal threats and assaulting the occupants at the residence.

When Deputies arrived they determined that S-Clayton Britton had arrived at the residence at which time he threatened to stab a male subject that was at the location and he had got into a fight with his 69 year old mother. It was reported that S-Clayton Britton had forcibly gained entry into the 69 year old females bedroom by kicking in the door. He then grabbed her, sprayed her in the face with an air freshener and then threw her onto the ground.

The victim in this case suffered only minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.

Suspect Clayton Britton was arrested for Inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant, making criminal threats of great bodily injury and elder abuse. Britton was transported to the Mendocino County jail where he is being held on $25,000 bail.
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