Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 245 PC - Assault with a Deadly Weapon / 417 PC - Brandishing of a Weapon
Report Number:
2013-36806    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
245 PC - Assault with a Deadly Weapon / 417 PC - Brandishing of a Weapon
Location:
23000 block of Primrose Avenue Willits, Ca
When: Date: 11-18-2013 Time: 0910 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Van Slagle 35 Willits, Ca
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Justin Slagle 40 Willits, Ca
         
Written by: Captain Greg Van Patten
Synopsis: On 11-18-2013 at approximately 0910 hours Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a reported fight between two brothers at a residence located in the 23000 block of Primrose Avenue in Willits, California (Brooktrails subdivision).

It was reported that one of the involved brothers had armed himself with a knife.

Upon arrival the Deputies learned the altercation was the result of an argument between Justin Slagle and Van Slagle. The argument specially focused on Justin being disrespectful to the pairís mother.

During the argument Justin armed himself with a knife, chased after Van and attempted to hit him with a metal detector.

Justin was arrested for brandishing a weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $30,000.00 bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten