Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) Domestic Violence, Vandalism
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Domestic Violence, Vandalism
33000 block of Jefferson Way Fort Bragg, Ca
When: Date: 03.12.13 Time: 2200 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Withheld
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Shelly Hottell 41 Fort Bragg, Ca
Written by: Lieutenant Greg Stefani
Synopsis: On 03.12.13 at approximately 2200 hours, Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a residence located in the 33000 block of Jefferson Way in Fort Bragg, California for an unknown problem.

Upon their arrival the Deputies contacted Shelly Hottell and her cohabitant and found that there had been an altercation between them. Investigation of the incident, which included witness interviews and evaluation of physical evidence at the scene, resulted in the arrest of Hottell for violation of 273.5 PC (Domestic violence) and 594(B)(1) PC (Vandalism).

The victim received minor injuries, which did not require immediate medical attention. Hottel was lodged at the Mendocino County Jail for the listed violations with $25,000.00 being the set bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten