Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 273.5 PC [Felony Domestic Violence Battery]
Report Number:
14-11133    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
273.5 PC [Felony Domestic Violence Battery]
Location:
200 block of Ralph Bettcher Road Hopland, Ca
When: Date: 05-02-2014 Time: 3:42 PM
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: George Castaneda Jr. 45 Hopland, Ca
         
Written by: Sergeant Derek Scott
Synopsis: On 05-02-2014 at 1545 hours, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Ralph Bettcher Road in Hopland, Ca for a 9-1-1 call. The male subject stated he had been assaulted by a female who had left the area.

Upon arrival, deputies learned that the male, George Castaneda Jr, and his ex-girlfriend had been involved in a domestic dispute.

During the domestic dispute it was learned that Castaneda had physically assaulted the female victim by kicking and hitting her in the arms, legs and back causing traumatic injury (bruises). The victim did not require medical attention and was able to leave the area on her own.

Castaneda was arrested for 273.5 PC and transported to the Mendocino County Jail where his bail was set at $25,000.00.
Approved By: Lieutenant Greg Stefani