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A roll over crash leads Fort Bragg police to respond, finding the driver of the car was drunk with 4 times the legal blood alcohol content in his system. Cops got a call to a property next to Mendocino College finding Joshua Outten and Colin Stillwell. They say Stillwell and a dog in the car, both ejected after the rollover. Stillwell had minor injuries. The dog was fine. Outten was getting out of the car when police arrived, then was taken to a hospital. Police say Outten was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control and that he was drunk with a blood alcohol at the time of the crash of about 0.361%. He was arrested at the hospital, but since he was so drunk he stayed there until he could be released into their custody.

A call to a Mexican restaurant in Fort Bragg after a burglary. Police say they got a call last Saturday to La Playa Mexican Restaurant where someone had forced their way inside the restaurant and stole several items, including a checkbook belonging to the restaurant. Police asking the public to be on the lookout for the stolen checks and to be aware if the checks are used anywhere. Questions can be forwarded to Officer Awad at (707) 961-2800 ext. 180 or e-mailed to cawad. Anonymous tips may be left on the Crime Tip Hotline at (707) 961-3049.

A third-party report to cops in Fort Bragg about a possible rape. Police say they got a call last Thursday from a County Social Services Worker that a woman was the victim of a sex assault. The victim reported to the Social Worker she was assaulted by an ex-boyfriend about a month before. They say they’re still looking into the report and are not releasing any more information to preserve the confidentiality of the victim. They say there’s no threat to the public related to the case.

A report of a rape last week in Fort Bragg brings police to the Emergency Room at Mendocino Coast District Hospital. Police got a call last Friday night after a woman told hospital employees, she had been sexually assaulted the night before. Police say the victim was on Noyo Beach May 2nd when a couple who the victim knew came to the area. At some point the man raped the woman. They’re not releasing any more information in an effort to preserve the confidentiality of the victim. They’re asking anyone who may have been in the area last Thursday night around 9 to call police.

A resolution’s been removed by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors for a new Climate Action Advisory Committee. But it’s only so supervisors can improve language and redefine what the direction of the committee would be. The item to come back during budget hearings in June. Apparently members of the public at a meeting of supervisors, concerned about the bylaws, and funding, and wondering who was going to administer the committee. There is supposed to be members of the community to find solutions and policy changes for climate change that the county would then put into play. There’s supposed to be 15 members responsible for recommendations to the Supervisors for policy ideas and implementation of a Mendocino County Sustainability and Climate Action Program.

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