Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) Sodomy, Lewd Act with a Child, Continuos Sexual Abuse of a Child, Oral Copulation of a Child, Penetration with a Foreign Object, Torture.
Report Number:
2014-1907    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
Sodomy, Lewd Act with a Child, Continuos Sexual Abuse of a Child, Oral Copulation of a Child, Penetration with a Foreign Object, Torture.
Location:
Ruddick Cunningham Road Talmage, Ca
When: Date: 01/24/14 Time: 1330 hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Donald Dunakin 61 Talmage, Ca
Suspect #2: Ina Medina 47 Talmage, Ca
         
Written by: Lieutenant Jason Caudillo
Synopsis: On 01/23/14, Mendocino County Sheriff's Detectives took Donald Dunakin and his girlfriend, Ina Medina, into custody on a multitude of felony charges related to the sexual abuse of children.

Dunakin and Medina had been in a relationship together for 30-years, had several children in common and resided in the Ukiah area during the abuse.

During the course of the investigation Detectives learned that multiple children, related to Dunakin and Medina, had been sexually abused over a 13-year period. The age of the children at the time of the abuse ranged from 3-years-old to 16-years-old.

Both Dunakin and Medina were booked into the Mendocino County Jail where they both were to be held in lieu of $250,000.00 bail.

This case remains under investigation and anyone wanting to report information in regards to Dunakin and Medina are asked to contact the Sheriff's Office tip line at 707-234-2100.



Approved By: Captain Greg Van Patten