City of Ukiah, California

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Armed Robbery May 2nd, 2013

On May 2nd, 2013, the Ukiah Police Department responded to the Super 8 motel at 693 S. Orchard for a reported armed robbery with a firearm that had just occurred.

Upon the arrival of Ukiah Police Officer’s, UPD learned from the victim that he had gone to the Super 8 Motel to meet with a female from the Sacramento area. The victim is from Ukiah and 33 years old.

Shortly after entering the hotel room, an unidentified male suspect pointed a firearm at the victims head, and demanded the victim’s wallet and other valuables. After the victim gave up his wallet and other valuables, the suspects fled the room and the hotel in a 1990’s white compact sedan, similar to a Ford Focus.

Upon further investigation, the Ukiah Police Department learned that a large package was seen being carried into the room by the victim, and then being carried out of the room by the female suspect. The department suspects the package contained a large quantity of marijuana or other drugs.

 The suspects in this incident are described as:

 Female Suspect: Hispanic, Early 20’s in age, Black Hair, Brown Eyes, 5’06” in height and 140 lbs wearing a tank top and shorts.

 Male Suspect: Hispanic, Early 20’s in age, Black Hair, Brown Eyes, 5’10” in height and 160 lbs, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Ukiah Police Chief, Chris Dewey said, “The department is extremely concerned about drug robberies and the violence associated with drug trafficking. Each year as summer approaches, the Ukiah community and our region, experiences violence in association with drug trafficking, and this incident is a reminder how dangerous drug trafficking can be. The department is actively investigating this incident, and hopes that anyone with information about this armed robbery and dangerous suspects will come forward.”

Anyone who observed, or has information about this investigation is asked to contact the Ukiah Police Department Detective Bureau at (707) 463-6262. Further information about this incident can be obtained from Ukiah Police Chief Chris Dewey at (707) 463-6262.



Download: press_release_may_2nd_2013_armed_robbery.pdf

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service