City of Ukiah, California

Police Department

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    Accountable...to our Community

Press Releases

Press releases from the Ukiah Police Department will appear below.

Press Release DUI

On January 22nd at about 8:15 AM Ukiah Police received a report of a vehicle being driven recklessly; swerving and running stop signs. Officers located the vehicle on Gobbi Street at State Street, noting the vehicle was stopped for the red light but traversing the crosswalk. The suspect vehicle then proceeded... (Read more)

Press Release January 19, 2013

Press Release TO: Press 1/19/2013 RE: Car Burglaries Ukiah Police Department Case Number #13-0147 On 1/18/2013 at 9:24 PM, the Ukiah Police Department received a call from two women at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 640 S. Orchard Ave; regarding their vehicles being burglarized. Both women had parked their... (Read more)

January 17, 2013

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Press Release 13-0121

RE: Ukiah Police Department Case Number #13-0121 01/15/2013 On 1/15/13 at about 7:56 PM Officers responded to the 200 block of Cherry Street to serve a felony arrest warrant. While attempting to serve the arrest warrant, Officers were contacted by a different subject who was later identified as Wesley Shultz, born... (Read more)

Press Release January 8th, 2013 Robbery

January 9, 2013 PRESS RELEASE Suspects: #1 – Juan Eriberto Vera, Age 32, of Sonoma County #2 – Samantha Lee Green, Age 21, of Ukiah Crimes: Robbery,Burglary,Conspiracy,Possession of Controlled Substance,Violation of Probation *all felonies, in-custody Mendocino County Jail, held without bail. On 1/8/13... (Read more)

Press Release Jones-Domestic

PRESS RELEASE – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT On December 28th at about 8:40 PM Ukiah Police responded to a residence within the Ukiah City Limits for a domestic disturbance. Officers learned the suspect, identified as 40 years old Michael Paul Jones, had been outside the victim’s residence and trying to enter,... (Read more)

Press Release December 26, 2012 Robbery

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Press Release December 21, 2012

On 12/12/12 UPD officers were dispatched to the 900 block of N. Oak St. for a report of a red 1992 Suzuki Katana 750 motorcycle having been stolen. UPD officers were advised that the motorcycle had been stolen between 3:00 AM and 7:00 AM while it was parked in front of a residence on 12-11-12. UPD officers checked... (Read more)

Press Release December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Suspect: Robert Lee White, Age 50, Crescent City, CA Crimes: Attempted Robbery Brandishing a Weapon Attempted Car Jacking Terrorist Threats Violation of Parole *all felonies, in-custody Mendocino County Jail, held without bail. On 12/20/12 at about 11:21 a.m., Robert Lee... (Read more)

Press Release: Case Number #12-3334

Case Number #12-3334 12/7/2012 On 12/1/12 at approx. 3:00 PM, UPD officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart regarding a person seen breaking the drivers window on a silver four door sedan. The person was seen climbing through the broken window and driving off in the vehicle. UPD officers were unable to locate the vehicle... (Read more)

Updated Information - December 2nd Armed Robbery and Shooting

On December 2nd, 2012, Ukiah Police Officers responded to a shooting alleged to have occurred near Mason and Clara Streets, wherein the victim was shot by a male subject known to the victim. Over the following 2 days Ukiah Police Detectives identified the suspect as 20 year old Markeese Mondale Brantley, formerly of... (Read more)

Press Release 211 Hamilton

On December 2nd at about 10:20 PM Law Enforcement Officers were in the area of Clara and Mason Streets conducting an investigation related to an earlier reported shooting. Officers were contacted by a subject who reported having been robbed approximately 1 hour earlier, on Hamilton Street. The 21 year old male... (Read more)

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