Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11359 H&S, 11358 H&S, 12022(a)(1) PC
Report Number:
Coroner Number:
11359 H&S, 11358 H&S, 12022(a)(1) PC
76000 block of Covelo Road, Covelo Ca
When: Date: 07/25/13 Time: 1620 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Edgar A. Gonzalez-Juarez 23 Covelo,Ca
Written by: Sergeant Bruce Smith
Synopsis: On 07/25/13 the County of Mendocino Marijuana Eradication Team (COMMET) assisted by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, Mendocino County Major Crimes Task Force and California Department of Fish and Wildlife served a search warrant at a residence (trailer) located in the 76000 block of Covelo Road in Covelo, California.

Contacted and detained at the residence was Edgar Gonzalez-Juarez. There were four marijuana gardens that contained 490 growing marijuana plants in connection with the residence.

As officers were clearing the marijuana gardens a second suspect fled on foot from one of the marijuana gardens dropping a loaded .357 caliber pistol.

Gonzalez-Juarez was arrested for violation of section 11359/11358 H&S and was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten