Location: 1208 S. State St. (Motel-6 South)
Suspect(s): Victoria Lowe, age 38
Violations: 25850(a) PC - Unlawful Possession of a loaded firearm
25400(a)(2) PC - Unlawful carrying of a firearm in a vehicle
25400(c)(5) PC - Unlawful concealing of a firearm on one’s person.
11370.1(a) HS - Possess dangerous drugs while armed
11364(a) HS - Possess drug paraphernalia
4573 PC - Bring controlled substances into a confinement facility
11351 HS - Possess narcotics for sale
On 09/11/2021, Ukiah PD officers contacted two subjects inside of a vehicle for a registration violation at Motel 6 south. The passenger, 38-year-old Victoria Lowe, ultimately admitted to having a gun concealed in her sweatshirt after officers recognized concerning behaviors and questioned her. The firearm was a loaded, unregistered Ruger 9mm, semi-automatic handgun. The driver, a 41-year-old male, consented to a search of the vehicle and no other contraband or weapons were found. The driver was released from the scene with a warning for the registration violation.
Following Lowes arrest and transport to MCSO Jail for weapons violations, a booking search revealed 25 individually packaged drug packages concealed on her person. Lowe had denied having any drugs on her person and was warned of additional charges should she bring any into the jail.
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