Press Releases

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

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0317

Date:  February 25, 2021 Location:  1531 N. Bush St., Ukiah Suspect(s):  Mark A. Nielsen (33-year-old male of Ukiah) and Kevin E. Ford (39-year-old male of Ukiah) Victim:  42-year-old male of Kelseyville Violations: Nielson - 496d(a) PC: Possession of a Stolen Vehicle... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0304 - Robbery, Conspiracy, & Accessory to a Crime

Date:  02-23-2020     Location:  1155 Airport Park Blvd, Ukiah, CA                        Suspects:  Charles Hawkins, Jennifer Cram, and Sergio Gonzalez (1 withheld) Violations:  211 PC - Robbery,  182(a)(1) PC -... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0201

Date:  February 6, 2021 Location:  1208 S. State St., Ukiah Suspect:  Artemio Ortega-Reyes, 37-year-old of Ukiah Violations:  148.10(A) PC: Resist arrest causing serious bodily injury (Felony), 69 PC: Obstruct or resist arrest with force (Felony), 11377(A) HS: Possesion of a... (Read more →)

Chief Speaks to Misconduct

City of Ukiah Police Chief Justin Wyatt speaks to misconduct by former Sergeant Kevin Murray. (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0021 - Attempted Murder and Violation of Parole

Date:  January 20, 2021 Location(s):  650 S. State St., Ukiah, and 117 Poulos Ct., Ukiah Suspect:  Phillip Ronnie Lopez (31-year-old male of Ukiah) Victim(s):  27-year-old female of Ukiah, and 34-year-old female of Ukiah Violations:  664/187 PC: Attempted Murder (Felony), and... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0100 - Bank Robbery & Violation of Post Release Community Supervision

Date: January 20, 2021 Location(s): 700 S. State St., Ukiah and 1720 N. State St., Ukiah Suspect: Dean Michael Stevens (53-year-old male of Ukiah) Victim: Chase Bank Violations: 211 PC: Robbery (Felony), and 3455(b)(1) PC: Violation of Post Release Community Supervision (Felony) On January... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 21-0030 - Child Endangerment & Numerous Drug Offenses

Date: January 8, 2021 Location: 1158 W. Standley St., Ukiah, CA  Suspect(s): Stephanie Alysse Phillips, age 33 female of Ukiah                       Sean Patrick Finnegan, age 50 male of Ukiah Violations: 273a(a) PC - Child endangerment (Felony)                  11550(a) HS -... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 20-2594 - Unlawful Possession of a Concealed Loaded Firearm

Date:                   12/18/20 Location:           390 E. Gobbi St. Ukiah, CA. 95482 Suspect:            Magdaleno-Pulido, Trinidad Luise (age 18) of Ukiah Offenses:          25850(c)(4) PC – Unlawful Possession of a Concealed Loaded Firearm      ... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 20-2608

On 11/17/2020 at approx. 2011 hours, A UPD Officer was on patrol in the 300 block of S. Main Street when he came in contact with a vehicle on a traffic stop for vehicle code violations. The Officer contacted the occupants of the vehicle and identified them as Lacee Marie Ross, Age 37 of Boonville, and her 17-year-old... (Read more →)

Press Release - UPD Case # 20-2594 - Willful Discharge of Firearm into Inhabited Dwelling

On 11/16/2020 at approx. 1932 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Court Street for a report of a shots fired. UPD Officers arrived on scene and located evidence consistent with a shooting. UPD Officers canvassed the area and located a residence and vehicles that had been struck by gunfire. UPD... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case # 20-2235 - Using Caustic Chemical on Another & Assault Causing Great Bodily Injury

On 10/5/2020 at approx. 2218 hours, UPD Officers were dispatched to the area of 200 Cherry Street for a report of a disturbance between neighbors. While responding to the call, UPD Officers learned that one of the involved parties may have been doused with a chemical agent. Once on scene, UPD Officers began their... (Read more →)

Press Release - Case # 20-2278

Date: 10/10/2020 Location: 1300 N. State St. Ukiah Suspect: Victor Jose Lopez (37 year-old-male) of Willits,CA Violations: 2800.2(a)CVC Reckless Evading (Felony) 2800.4CVC Reckless Evading in Oncoming Traffic (Felony) 11378(a)HS Possession of Controlled Substance For Sale (Felony) 11379HS... (Read more →)