At approximately 6:00 a.m., the crew from the CHP helicopter successfully located a fleeing subject and held them at gunpoint from overhead while ground forces converged taking the subject into custody.
Over the scanner, a patient could be heard screaming and the CHP Traffic Incident Information page indicates the motorcyclist was at one point lying in the roadway.
The pursuing deputy reported he had lost sight of the subject on Oak Lane due to dust but then relocated the vehicle. The deputy expressed concern the suspect could bail from the vehicle and flee on foot.
“Health officials of the RANCHO region are very concerned that even as the nation seems to be pulling out of the COVID pandemic, our corner of the country has some serious hurdles that remain.”
“Deputies contacted a neighbor in the area that reported their neighbor, Tori Brannon, was shouting she did not owe anyone an apology for starting the fire the previous night.”
“The stolen power was used to power numerous pumps, lights and fans inside the growing operation. There were unprotected power lines and outlets with large amounts of brush around the grow which was an additional fire hazard.”
The Incident Commander is reporting there is a fully involved structure that is lightly burning into the vegetation.
Neighbor Shannon Turner said the owner would light bonfires so big the flames would be as tall as the fence. She added, “I always thought he would burn something down.”
“At the conclusion of the search warrant, there were 13,732 marijuana plants that were seized/destroyed along with approximately 8,865 pounds of processed marijuana bud, marijuana shake and drying marijuana stalks.”
“…referendum petitions must be turned in to the Elections office located at 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1020, Ukiah during business hours no later than 5:00p.m. on July 22, 2021.”