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MEDIA ADVISORY/NEWS RELEASE


DATE:  "April 4, 2021"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Incident Number: 
2021-8003


Crime/Incident:
32625(a)  PC  (Possession of Machine Gun)

33215 PC  (Possession of Short-Barreled Shotgun)


Location: 
76000 block of Henderson Lane in Covelo, CA


Date of Incident: 
04-02-2021


Time: 
9:00 PM


Victim(s): 
N/A


Suspect(s): 
Jessica Oliver (36 year-old female from Covelo, CA)


Written By: 
Sergeant Mike Dygert #1168


Synopsis: 
On 04-02-2021 at approximately 9:00 PM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant at a residence in the 76000 block of Henderson Lane in Covelo, California. 
 
Jessica Oliver arrived at the residence in vehicle with two other subjects and Deputies learned she resided at the residence. 
 
Deputies observed Oliver standing by an inoperable truck on the property nearby the residence.  While Oliver was being interviewed, another Deputy observed a purse partially hidden in the fender well of the inoperable truck. 
 
The purse was searched and Deputies located a 9mm pistol with a special selector switch attachment that would make the pistol a fully automatic machine gun.   Also in the purse was a short-barrel 410 gauge double barrel shotgun and identification in Oliver's name.    
 
Attached are photographs of the pistol and shotgun. 
 
The shotgun had been illegally modified with a barrel length less than 18 inches and an overall length less than 26 inches.
 
Oliver was arrested and booked into the Mendocino County Jail on the listed charges. 
 
In accordance with the COVID-19 emergency order issued by the State of California Judicial Council, bail was set at zero dollars and Oliver was released after the jail booking process, on her promise to appear in court at a later date.


Approved by: 
Captain Gregory L. Van Patten  #1184
Machine Gun Pistol
MCSO Case# 2021-8003
Seized 04-02-2021 in Covelo, California
Short-Barrel Shotgun
MCSO Case# 2021-8003
Seized 04-02-2021 in Covelo, California
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Matthew Kendall, Sheriff-Coroner
951 Low Gap Rd, Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-4411, Sheriff@MendocinoSheriff.com
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