Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 245(A)1 PC- assault w/deadly weapon not firearm, 422 PC- criminal threats, 273.5 PC- spousal battery
Report Number:
2012-26416    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
245(A)1 PC- assault w/deadly weapon not firearm, 422 PC- criminal threats, 273.5 PC- spousal battery
Location:
MPM 5.5 Mina Road, Covelo, CA
When: Date: 10--03-12 Time: 3:00 PM
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Adult Female 37 Covelo, CA
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Larry Allan Matthews 45 Mina Road Covelo, CA
         
Written by: Sergeant Mike Davis
Synopsis: On 10-03-12, at approximately 4:00 PM, Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office were contacted at the MCSO Covelo Substation by the adult female victim who had several lacerations to her left arm. The thirty-seven year old victim told Deputies that her cohabitant boyfriend (Later identified as suspect Larry Matthews) struck the window of her vehicle with a construction level, while she was seated in the driver's seat, shattering the window and causing her to be cut by glass shards. He also threatened to kill her if she called the Police. Deputies responded to the Mina Road residence (Located near MPM 5.5 on Mina Rd. in Covelo) and arrested forty-five year-old suspect Larry Allan Matthews without incident, for assault with a deadly weapon, spousal battery and criminal threats. He was transported and booked into the Mendocino County Jail. His bail was set at $30,000.
Approved By: Sergeant James VanHagen