City of Ukiah, California

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Weekly Report March 14th, 2013

Chris Dewey Chief of Police

300 Seminary Avenue | Ukiah, California 95482 Telephone: 463-6262 | Fax: (707) 462-6068 |

Patrol Division Weekly Activity Report 3/7/13 to 3/13/13



DUI’s: 3

Speeding citations: 4

Moving citations: 16

Non-moving citations: 3

City code citations: 5


Arrests included: 10 for public intoxication, 6 warrant arrests, 5 for domestic violence, 4 for violating probation or parole, 3 for drug influence and/or possessing drug paraphernalia, 3 for fighting at school, 3 for burglary, 2 for possessing methamphetamine for sale, 2 for possessing marijuana for sale, and 1 each for: providing a false name to law enforcement, possessing methamphetamine, vehicle tampering, possessing marijuana at school, and battery at school. Probation or parole holds were placed on 3 of these arrests.

Officers investigated 2 traffic collisions and 1 hit and run traffic collision. One vehicle was impounded for 30 days due to the driver being unlicensed or suspended.

Officers took reports of: 5 vandalisms, 3 suicidal subjects, 3 found property, 2 thefts, 2 missing persons, and 1 each of; abandoned vehicle, child molest, theft of utilities, assault with a dangerous weapon, vehicle tampering, child neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse, and animal bite.

Officers assisted the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office with an assault with a vehicle investigation, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office with a burglary investigation, and the Mendocino Major Crimes Task Force with a narcotics investigation.

Chris Dewey

Chief of Police

300 Seminary Avenue | Ukiah, California 95482 Telephone: 463-6262 | Fax: (707) 462-6068 |

Highlights for the Week

On March 7

that about 4:55 PM Ukiah Police responded to the Cemetery, at 940 Low Gap Road, for a domestic violence incident. Officers learned a 16 year old female juvenile and 17 year old male juvenile had been arguing about their relationship. The male juvenile had thrown the female’s cellular telephone and broken it, and later tackled her to the ground and held her there. The male juvenile held his arm against the female’s throat, told the female he would kill her, used his hands to choke her, and slapped her in the face. The female suffered minor injuries. The 17 year old male juvenile was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for domestic violence, unlawful restraint, and vandalism. 13-0576

On March 7

that about 5:40 PM Ukiah Police responded to the 1000 block of West Standley Street for a domestic violence incident. Officers located the involved couple walking on the sidewalk, and the male, later identified as 32 year old Philip Charles Vanorden, looked over his shoulder at the arriving officers and fled running west. Vanorden jumped over a fence into a near-by yard with officers in foot pursuit. Vanorden ran back onto the street then into a field, where he was captured by officers. It was determined Vanorden had slapped the victim and held her by her neck and pushed her. Vanorden is a convicted felon and was found to possess ammunition. Vanorden was arrested for domestic violence, prohibited possession of ammunition, and resisting arrest. 13-0577

On March 7

that about 10:35 PM Ukiah Police stopped a vehicle being driven by 33 year old Jose Alfredo Peredia, of Fairfield, in the 1200 block of North State Street, for traveling more than 30 miles per hour over the speed limit. Peredia was asked to step from the vehicle, and as he reached for his seatbelt Peredia was seen handing a small package of drugs to his passenger. It was determined Peredia had handed methamphetamine to his passenger, and he was arrested for possessing methamphetamine and concealing evidence. 13-0580

On March 9

th at about 2:00 AM a Ukiah Police Officer was transporting a prisoner in a marked police vehicle, traveling north on Main Street. At the Standley Street intersection a vehicle entered Main Street from Standley Street, and nearly collided with the police vehicle. The driver then backed the vehicle out of the roadway, parked, and climbed into the backset of the vehicle and exited the through rear doors. Another responding officer contacted the driver, 34 year old Jason Lee Dominguez, of Ukiah, near his vehicle, and found Dominguez had been Chris Dewey Chief of Police

300 Seminary Avenue | Ukiah, California 95482 Telephone: 463-6262 | Fax: (707) 462-6068 |

drinking. Dominguez was found to be too intoxicated to drive, and was arrested for DUI and for violating his probation. 13-0595

On March 10

that about 9:35 PM Ukiah Police responded to the 100 block of South Orchard Avenue for an altercation. Officers contacted 58 year old Michael James Donahe, of Fort Bragg, who had been drinking and had difficulty standing on his own. Donahe was arrested for public intoxication. 13-0608

On March 11, 2013 at approximately 7:00 PM, Ukiah Police Officers were dispatched to 950 Waugh Lane for an interrupted burglary to a business. The suspect, a transient, later identified as 54 year old Alfred Dominiak, was observed by the owner of the business attempting to take items from inside of the store. The owner told the suspect he was going to contact the police and the suspect attempted to flee the area. The owner and the suspect got into a physical confrontation and the suspect then fled the area. The owner gave chase to the suspect and lost sight of him in the area of Waugh Lane. When Ukiah Police Officers arrived at the location the owner of the business informed the officers the suspect had possibly jumped the fence into the area of the railroad tracks.

A perimeter was established and a search was conducted for the suspect. Ukiah Police Officers located the suspect hiding behind some generators in the area and placed him into custody without further incident.

Through investigation it was determined the suspect had possible illegally entered the business on a prior occasion and sold items that he had taken.

Dominiak was booked into Mendocino County Jail for the following charges:


•Attempted grand theft

•Theft with prior theft convictions 13-0616

On March 12

th at about 1:20 AM Ukiah Police attempted to stop a vehicle being driven by 28 year old Wesley James Marshall, of Leggett, in the 100 block of Low Gap Road. Chris Dewey Chief of Police

300 Seminary Avenue | Ukiah, California 95482 Telephone: 463-6262 | Fax: (707) 462-6068 |

Marshall refused to yield to the police vehicle, and accelerated rapidly upon turning north onto Pine Street. Marshall turned onto Magnolia Street and slowed his vehicle and stopped. Marshall had been drinking, and was found too intoxicated to drive. Marshall was arrested for DUI and for vehicular evasion. 13-0617

On March 13

that about 11:55 PM Ukiah Police attempted to stop a vehicle in the 200 block of South Main Street. The vehicle continued, turning right onto Perkins Street, the drove into the parking lot at 225 East Perkins Street and stopped abruptly. The driver and two passengers immediately fled from the vehicle on foot. A fourth occupant, 31 year old Patricio Alen Castro, remained in the vehicle, and was later found to have a warrant for his arrest. There were open alcohol containers located within the vehicle, as well as several pounds of marijuana in one pound packages. Responding officers located 20 year old Marc Santiago Arriaga, of Ukiah, hiding in the 200 block of South Main Street. Arriaga was a passenger in the vehicle, and was arrested for resisting arrest, transportation of marijuana, and for violating probation. Arriaga became combative after being placed into custody, and additional restraints had to be applied. The driver, 26 year old Octavio Juan Sanchez, of Ukiah, was located hiding behind a business adjacent to where the vehicle stopped, and was found to have been drinking. Sanchez was arrested for transportation of marijuana, DUI, resisting arrest, driving with a suspended driver’s license, violating terms of both his formal and informal probation, and for violating his parole. Officers from the California Highway Patrol and Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office assisted with this incident. 13-0636

Prepared by Captain Justin Wyatt

Chris Dewey Chief of Police

300 Seminary Avenue | Ukiah, California 95482 Telephone: 463-6262 | Fax: (707) 462-6068 |

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