Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 290.013-Failure to register
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290.013-Failure to register
200 Block of Fir Street in Fort Bragg, Ca
When: Date: 06/21/13 Time: 0800 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State of California
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Joseph Lindsay 40 Fort Bragg, Ca
Written by: Sergeant Derek Scott
Synopsis: On 06/19/13 Deputies were conducting compliance checks on registered sex offenders in the Fort Bragg area. Deputies went to a residence in the 32000 block of Simpson Lane looking for Joseph Lindsay.

After searching the area they received information that Lindsay moved and did not notify law enforcement, which he is required to do as part of his registration requirements as a sex offender.

Deputies with the help of officers from the Fort Bragg Police Department located Lindsay on 06/21/13 in the 200 block of Fir Street in Fort Bragg.

Deputies were able to confirm that Lindsay had been living in different locations for over the past month without notifying law enforcement.

Lindsay was arrested for failure to register and transported to the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten