City of Ukiah, California

Police Department

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service

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    Reduce Crime and the Fear of Crime

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    Continued Accountability

Press Releases

Press releases from the Ukiah Police Department will appear below.

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)

Press Release December 2, 2012

  On December 2nd at about 9:30 PM Ukiah Police responded to the 200 block of East Perkins Street for a male reporting to have been shot. Officers found the 19 year old male victim sitting on the sidewalk, leaning against a building, with a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim reported he had been seated... (Read more)

Armed Robbery December 2nd, 2012

On 12/2/2012 at 0109 hours, the Ukiah Police Department received a call from an employee at Sunny’s Donuts, 1260 S. State Street; regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred at the store. The employee reported to UPD Officer’s that two white male adults approximately 5’10” each in height and one 180lbs... (Read more)

Power Outage and Flood Conditions

December 2nd, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Due to the rise in the Russian River, the City of Ukiah has shut down power to residents in the Oak Manor area of the City. The power is anticipated to be off until the river crests and recedes back below flood levels. City crews are working now to make sure that power in affected... (Read more)

Press Release October 31, 2012

On October 31st at about 12:40 AM a Ukiah Police K9 Officer was taking a report in the 700 block of South Dora Street. The officer heard a loud noise from across the street, and observed 22 year old Jordan Quinn Nunez, of Ukiah, climbing a fence from the backyard of a residence. The officer attempted to contact... (Read more)

Transient Attacked - Assault with a Deadly Weapon

October 12th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Assault with a Deadly Weapon On 10/11/2012 at about 7:40 PM, the Ukiah Police Department responded to Talmage Road and Hwy 101, for a concerned citizen standing in the roadway, yelling for police assistance. Officers responded, and the citizen directed the officers to a field... (Read more)

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service