Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 211 PC-Robbery, 496 PC-Possession of Stolen Property
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211 PC-Robbery, 496 PC-Possession of Stolen Property
24000 block Windy Hollow Rd., Point Arena
When: Date: 04.16.13 Time: 4:30 AM
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Sorrel Barrington 35 Ukiah, CA
Victim #2: Pacific Gas
Victim #3: Electric Point Arena, CA
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Joshua Hayward 28 Point Arena, CA
Written by: Lieutenant Greg Stefani
Synopsis: On 04.16.13, at about 0430 hrs., Sorrel Barrington, an employee of Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), reported to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office that he was at the Point Arena PG&E maintenance yard when he encountered a subject in the yard attempting to steal gasoline. The suspect assaulted Barrington and took his cellular telephone and smashed it before fleeing the area. The suspect stole an unknown amount of gasoline and two water hoses.

Subsequent investigation by Mendocino County Sheriff Deputies identified the suspect as Joshua Hayward. On 04.17.13 Hayward was arrested in the Point Arena area and most of the stolen property was recovered. Hayward was also found to be in possession of property reported stolen in a 2012 residential burglary.

Joshua Hayward was lodged at the Mendocino County Jail with bail set at $75,000.00.
Approved By: Lieutenant Greg Stefani