Press Releases

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

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 →)