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Press releases from the Ukiah Police Department will appear below. For press releases, please check our Archive.

Press Release 20-1842 Willful Discharge of a Firearm at an Inhabited Dwelling (Felony)

Date: August 27, 2020 Location: 700 block of S. Orchard Ave., Ukiah Suspect(s): Unknown Violation: 246 PC: Willful Discharge of a Firearm at an Inhabited Dwelling (Felony) On August 27, 2020 at approximately 12:13 AM, Officers were dispatched to the area surrounding S. Orchard Avenue for numerous 911... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case # 20-1799 - Negligent Discharge of a Firearm

Date: August 22, 2020 Locations: 700 block of Sidnie St., Ukiah Suspect: Unknown Violations: 246.3(a) PC: Negligent Discharge of a Firearm (Felony) On August 22, 2020 at approximately 2:10 AM, Officers were dispatched to the area of 548 Ford Street for numerous 911 calls reporting gun shots heard in the... (Read more →)

Press Release - Cases # 20-1779 & 20-1780 - Multiple Arsons

On 8/19/20, at approx. 11 AM, UPD Officers and Ukiah Valley Fire Dept. responded to a vegetation fire in the creek behind Oak Manor School (400 Oak Manor Dr.). Upon arrival, a citizen was extinguishing the fire with a garden hose. A UPD Officer was able to fully extinguish the fire with a fire extinguisher. At the... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Cases # 20-1768, 20-1769, 20-1770, 20-1771, 20-1772, 20-1775, 20-1776, 20-1777 - Multiple Arsons

On 8/18/2020 at approx. 2143 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to the area of 1200 Airport Park Boulevard for a report of a vegetation fire. UPD Officers arrived on scene and located three separate vegetation fires in the area. Ukiah Valley Fire Department and Cal Fire firefighters arrived on scene and began... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Cases #20-1733 & #20-1734 - Arsons

On 8/16/2020 at approx. 0621 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to 814 N. State Street regarding a report of a fire behind the business. UPD Officers arrived on scene and located a debris pile behind the business that was on fire and threatening the structure. UPD Officers retrieved fire extinguishers from their... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 20-1726

Date: August 14, 2020 Locations: 650 S. State St., Ukiah &  1208 S. State St., Ukiah Suspect: James Monroe Dodd (27-year-old) from Willits Violations: 211 PC: Robbery: Theft by force or fear (Felony),                   ... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case # 20-1631

On 8/4/2020 at approx. 1812 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to Furniture Design Center, 1205 Airport Park Boulevard, for a report of a female adult who was intoxicated in the store and being belligerent. UPD Officers learned that the female had told employees of the store that she was planning to travel back to... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case #20-1585

Date: July 31, 2020 Location: 671 S. Orchard Ave.   Suspect: Timothy Daniel Raybould 10/21/92 of Medford OR. Offenses:    11550(e)(1) H&S – Possess Firearm while Under Influence of Controlled Substance                         29800(a)(1) PC – Felon in... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case #20-1571

On 7/29/2020 at approx. 2319 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to a report of a vehicle burglary which had just been interrupted by the homeowner in the 500 block of Redwood Avenue. The reporting party/victim advised that they had observed two male juveniles inside of her vehicle taking items. The juveniles fled... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case #20-1569

On 7/29/2020 at approx. 1710 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to a report of a shots fired in the area of 800 Waugh Lane. UPD patrol units arrived on scene and contacted two occupants of a residence in the 800 block. The residents relayed to UPD Officers that someone had shot into their residence on todays date an... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case #20-1565

Date: 07/29/2020 Suspect: Aguado, Abel, DOB: 08/26/1994, Ukiah Transient Location: Pear Tree Shopping Center, E. Perkins St. and N. Orchard Ave. Offenses: 1203.2(a) PC – Felony – Violation of probation 148(a)(1) PC – Misdemeanor – Resist/delay officer ... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case #20-1527

Date: July 25, 2020 Location:  633 S. Main St. Suspects: Luna Esmeralda Magdaleno, DOB: 10/27/1990, of Ukiah                   Oscar Octavio Cabezas-Tafoya, DOB: 08/24/1999, of Ukiah      Offenses:  459 PC – Burglary ... (Read more →)