Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 243(d)PC-Battery with Serious Injury Arrest
Report Number:
12-20979    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
243(d)PC-Battery with Serious Injury Arrest
Location:
1400 block of Lake Mendocino Drive/South Boat Ramp
When: Date: 8-18-2012 Time: 1700
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Male Adult 29 Ukiah,CA
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Angel Morfin 37 Ukiah,CA
         
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Synopsis: On 8-18-2012 at approximately 1725 a Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputy was contacted by the victim in the area of the Cha-ka-ka Campground at Lake Mendocino.

The victim advised the deputy that on 8-18-2012 at approximately 1700 he was at the South Boat Ramp when the suspect (who was known to the victim) challenged him to fight. The suspect then started punching the victim and knocked him to the ground. The suspect then kicked the victim in the back. The victim was unsure why the assault took place.

The suspect along with approximately three other subjects then fled the location in a new black colored Humvee.

The victim received facial injuries, which included missing teeth. An ambulance was requested and subsequently transported the victim to the hospital.

On 8-20-2012 at approximately 1045 the suspect arrived at the sheriffs office and spoke to a deputy, where he was subsequently placed under arrest for the listed charge. Suspect Morfin was then booked into the Mendocino County Jail on the listed charge. His bail was set at $10,000.

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