Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11360 H&S, 22210 PC, 11364 H&S & 1203.2 PC
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11360 H&S, 22210 PC, 11364 H&S & 1203.2 PC
100 Block Washington Avenue Ukiah, Ca
When: Date: 11/23/12 Time: 2042 hrs.
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Matthew Labrash 38 Lakeport, Ca
Written by: Sergeant Mike Dygert
Synopsis: On 11/23/12 at approximately 2042 hours Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired registration, which was driven by suspect Matthew Labrash.

During the contact Deputies smelled the odor of marijuana inside the vehicle and discovered Labrash was on formal probation out of Sonoma County for possessing marijuana for sales.

Deputies searched the interior of the vehicle and located a methamphetamine pipe and approximately 2.5 pounds of processed marijuana. Also located in the vehicle was drug packaging paraphernalia associated with the transportation and sale of marijuana and also a metal pipe prepared as a Billy club type weapon. Deputies also located a spring operated folding knife on Labrash's person.

Labrash was taken into custody and incarcerated at the Mendocino County Jail on the listed charges with bail being denied due to a his probation status.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten