Crime

Bay Area Trio Arrested in Ukiah for Litany of Charges including Firearm and Drug Possession

The following is a press released issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

On 05-07-2021 at about 1:31 A.M, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported disturbance at a motel in the 1300 block of North State Street in Ukiah, California. 

The Deputies contacted several people associated with the disturbance in the motel parking lot.  An adult female with the involved persons was determined to be on probation and was subject to search. 

The adult female was associated with two vehicles, having personal property in each vehicle. 

A Dodge van was in the possession of an adult male identified as Samuel Graham.  Graham was determined to have been an involved person in the disturbance and was detained.

A Dodge Charger was in the possession of an adult male identified as Anthony Romero.  The Dodge was a rental vehicle with the leasee being an adult female identified as Romona Supnet. 

Supnet had outstanding felony warrants and left the scene prior to the Deputies’ arrival.  Romero was determined to have been an involved person in the disturbance and was detained. 

During the investigation, Romero provided false identification to the Deputies, including a false California Identification Card.  After locating Romero’s true name, it was learned his driving privilege was suspended.

A search of both vehicles was conducted.  A loaded Glock .380 caliber handgun was located concealed inside the driver door panel of the Dodge Charger.  Romero was determined to have control of the vehicle and was in possession of the vehicle keys. 

Romero was determined to be a convicted felon, prohibited from owning or possessing firearms or ammunition.  Romero was placed under arrest for the above listed charges.  While searching Romero incident to his arrest, a Deputy located several grams of suspected heroin.  

While searching the Dodge van, Deputies located a loaded Taurus 9mm caliber handgun in the glove compartment.  Graham was determined to be in control of the van and was in possession of the vehicle keys.  Graham was placed under arrest for the above listed charges.

Through their investigation, Deputies learned Supnet was hiding in the area.  The Deputies conducted several hours of surveillance and Supnet was eventually located inside a room at a different nearby motel. 

Deputies confirmed Supnet had two outstanding felony warrants for her arrest.  Supnet was placed under arrest for her outstanding warrants. 

Romero, Graham and Supnet were transported to the Mendocino County Jail where they were all booked. 

Romero and Graham were each to be held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail. 

Supnet was to be held in lieu of $175,000.00 total bail for her outstanding warrants.

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