Aug 5, 2016

No bail for man arrested for alleged assault and battery on a deputy

On 08-04-2016 at approximately 9:24 P.M. Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office contacted Jesus Herrera in the 100 block of Feedlot Lane in Ukiah, California.

Herrera, who matched the description of a male subject sought for questioning regarding a domestic dispute, also appeared to be intoxicated and walking in the middle of the street.

Once contacted by a Deputy, Herrera became violent and attacked the Deputy by charging at him and pushing him backwards. Herrera then punched the Deputy with a closed fist multiple times, all the while trying to escape.

The Deputy fearing for his safety, due to Herrera's violence towards him, deployed his K-9 partner. The Deputy and his K-9 partner were still unable to control Herrera.

Officer's from the Ukiah Police Department arrived on scene and assisted in placing Herrera into handcuffs.

Herrera was placed under arrest for 69 PC (Felony Assault of a Peace Officer), and 243(b) PC (Battery on a Peace Officer).

Herrera was also found to be on Parole out of Mendocino County, resulting in an additional criminal charge for violating his parole.

Herrera was transported to the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be booked and held on a No Bail status.

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