Oregon man arrested in Willits for illegally carrying weapons and drugs


WILLITS, Calif. - An Oregon man was arrested in Willits Friday for being found in possession of weapons while being on post-release community supervision (PRCS), according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.

On Dec. 8 at around 9:30 p.m., a deputy was patrolling the parking lot at the Sherwood Valley Casino at 100 Kawi Place in Willits, when he noticed a man who was on PRCS.

The deputy contacted the man he saw drive into the casino parking lot and park his vehicle. The man was identified as 43-year-old Glenn Jenkins from Klamath Falls, Ore.

The MCSO said Jenkins' PRCS status prohibited him from possessing any weapons.

During a search of Jenkins and his vehicle, the deputy located three folding knives, controlled substances and drug paraphernalia, the MCSO said. He was also found to have a suspended license and was displaying false registration tabs on his vehicle, according to officials.

Jenkins was placed under arrest on the following charges:

Violation of Post Release Community Supervision Possession of Controlled Substance Possession of Drug Paraphernalia False Registration on Vehicle Driving on Suspended License

Jenkins was subsequently booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held on a no-bail status, according to the MCSO.

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