Ukiah Daily Journal Staff

Updated: 10/10/2010 12:45:53 PM PDT

On Thursday, security agents of Mendocino Redwood Company alerted Mendocino County Sheriff's deputies to thefts of Redwood burls from land belonging to Mendocino Redwood Company in the Point Arena area. Investigation into these thefts led deputies to the Point Arena residence of Robert Sherman, 49, stated the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.

Sherman is awaiting trial for several other theft related cases pending in the Mendocino County Superior Courts and a condition of his release is that he submit to search of himself and property under his control, stated MCSO.

Deputies searched Sherman's property and located the stolen Redwood burls, according to MCSO.

Sherman was arrested for a felony violation of opossession [sic] of stolen property. The stolen property was recovered.

Sherman was transported to Mendocino County Jail for booking.

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