On 06-06-2018 at approximately 7:20 PM, Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a physical assault at a residence in the 700 block of Lake Mendocino Drive in Ukiah, California.
While responding to the location Deputies were advised a 70 year-old male had been stabbed. Medical Personnel were summoned to respond also.
Deputies arrived in the area and contacted the suspect, Harley James Patton on Lake Mendocino Drive near the location.
Deputies and medical personnel responded to the residence and found the 70 year-old male, laying in the driveway of the location, suffering from multiple stab wounds to the back. Medical Personnel began treating the 70 year-old male and he was flown to an out of county hospital for treatment.
Deputies determined an altercation occurred inside a small trailer at the location between the 70 year-old male and his nephew (Patton). During the altercation, it appeared Patton obtained a knife and stabbed the 70 year-old male numerous times causing life threatening injuries.
Patton was arrested and booked into the Mendocino County Jail on the above listed charges. Patton was to be held in lieu of $200,000.00 bail.