The following is a press release issued by the Ukiah Police Department. This has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 05-12-2023 at approximately 2:18 AM Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to investigate a domestic violence dispute. Deputies contacted a 26-year-old male in the 3800 block of Road B Redwood Valley, California.
Deputies learned the 26-year old male’s life was threatened, he was physically assaulted and was cut with a knife by his ex-girlfriend (Gabrelle Miller)
During the altercation the 26-year old male suffered several lacerations to his body consistent with the attack. No on scene medical treatment was needed for the lacerations.
During the investigation Deputies located Miller and placed her under arrest for 273.5 PC [Felony Domestic Violence Battery], 245(a)(1) PC [Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon], and 422(a) PC [Criminal Threats].
Miller was subsequently booked into the Mendocino County Jail where she was to be held in lieu of $30,000.00 bail.
The alleged actions described in this press release describe domestic abuse. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men experience sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetimes.
The following are domestic violence resources available in Mendocino County and surrounding areas:
- Mendocino County
- Contact a crisis counselor at Project Sanctuary by calling (707)463-4357.
- Humboldt County
- Trinity County
- Contact the Human Response Network at (530)623-2024
- Lake County
- Contact the Lake Family Resource Center community crisis line at 1(888)485-7733.
- Sonoma County
- Contact the YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline at (707)546-1234