The following is a press release issued by the Ukiah Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 02/28/2022 at approximately 2:15 AM, a UPD Officer was on patrol in the area of Motel 6 south (1208 S. State St.) when he observed a male subject seated in the drivers of a vehicle in the parking lot. The Officer contacted the male subject and identified him as Taylor Fabisch. A records check on Fabisch revealed that he was on felony probation out of Lake County, with terms including search and seizure.
The Officer conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered approximately 20 grams of suspected fentanyl and a suspected methamphetamine pipe.
Fabisch was placed under arrest and transported to the MCSO Jail. During the process of being booked into the jail, an MCSO Correctional Deputy discovered a hidden compartment inside of the ring that Fabisch was wearing. Inside of the hidden compartment of the ring was a small amount of suspected fentanyl. Fabisch was booked at the MCSO Jail for the violations of 1203.2(a) PC, 4573.6 PC, 11350 H&S, and 11364(a) H&S.