Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 11377 H&S & 11364 H&S
Report Number:
Coroner Number:
11377 H&S & 11364 H&S
Zinfandel Drive and Tanya Lane Ukiah, Ca
When: Date: 01/19/14 Time: 0031 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: Monica Valadez 22 Ukiah, Ca
Written by: Sergeant Mike Dygert
Synopsis: On 01/19/14 at about 0031 hours a Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy observed an occupied vehicle parked at the intersection of Zinfandel Drive and Tanya Lane. The Deputy stopped to contact the four subjects in the vehicle.

When the subjects rolled down the windows to speak with the Deputy, a large amount of smoke billowed out of the vehicle. The Deputy asked what they were smoking and the subjects noted they were smoking marijuana honey oil.

The Deputy conducted a search of the vehicle and during the search he located a makeup bag belonging to suspect Monica Valadez.

The Deputy located a container in the makeup bag with approximately .2 grams of methamphetamine and a glass methamphetamine pipe.

Valadez was arrested and booked into the Mendocino County jail on the listed charges and was to be held in lieu of $10,000.00 bail.
Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten