Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) CalTrans Devices on Ukiah and Lansing Streets
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CalTrans Devices on Ukiah and Lansing Streets
Mendocino Township
When: Date: 08-03-2012 Time:
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Written by: Sergeant Joseph Comer
Synopsis: On 08-04-2012 the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office received calls from concerned citizens regarding suspicious boxes (cases) in various areas in the Township of Mendocino.

Deputies responded to investigate the boxes and found a total of four black Pelican type cases, all with no identifying information. All of the cases were located within the Lansing and Ukiah Street areas. The majority of the cases were attached to light poles and all were secured by lock and chain.

Deputies identified the cases as property belonging to the Caltrans. The cases were placed in the Mendocino area by Caltrans employees the day prior and store equipment used for traffic data collection.

For further information pertaining to this equipment, please contact Caltrans at (916)654-5266.
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