Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 2800.1 CVC Evading - 14601.1a CVC Suspended License - 3056 PC Parole Violation Warrant - 1203.2 PC Probation Warrant
Report Number:
2013-6609    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
2800.1 CVC Evading - 14601.1a CVC Suspended License - 3056 PC Parole Violation Warrant - 1203.2 PC Probation Warrant
Location:
2800 block North State Street Ukiah, Ca 95482
When: Date: 03-01-2013 Time: 1048 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Gary Robert Villa 31 Ukiah, Ca
         
Written by:
Synopsis: On 03-01-2013 at approximately 1048 hours a Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy spotted a vehicle in the 2800 block of North State Street that had been reported as being associated with a reported residential robbery in Redwood Valley on 02-19-2013 and a residential burglary in Ukiah on 02-21-2013.

Sheriff's Office investigators have identified Walter Kristopher Miller and Christopher Skaggs as being persons of interest in those reported incidents.

A traffic stop on the vehicle was attempted, but the driver failed to stop for over a mile. The driver finally yielded and was taken into custody.

The driver was identified as being Gary Robert Villa who had a felony parole arrest warrant and a felony violation of probation arrest warrant.

Villa was booked into the Mendocino County Jail pursuant to the arrest warrants, driving with a suspended license and for evading in a vehicle.

The vehicle was searched by Mendocino County Sheriff's Detectives in connection with the reported robbery and burglary.

Villa was to be held at the Mendocino County Jail on a no bail status at the time of his booking.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten