Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 273.5 PC-domestic violence
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273.5 PC-domestic violence
16000 block of Franklin Road Fort Bragg, Ca
When: Date: 1/14/13 Time: 2357 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Withheld
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Maureen Ann Austin 50 Fort Bragg, Ca
Written by: Sergeant Derek Scott
Synopsis: On 1/14/13 at 2357 hours Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a residence located in the 16000 block of Franklin Road in Fort Bragg for a reported domestic violence incident.

Upon arrival, they contacted the victim who stated he was involved in an argument with his girlfriend, Maureen Ann Austin, after the couple had been consuming alcoholic beverages together.

The victim stated that during the argument, Austin bit him on his face causing an injury that was witnessed by the Deputies.

Austin was arrested for domestic violence battery and transported to the Mendocino County Jail where she was to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten