A federal complaint was filed on May 27, 2022, by Middlebrook & Associates following the arrest last spring of Arturo Valdes. Ukiah Police Department's Sgt. Ron Donohue, Officer Eric Rodello, and Officer Daniel Parker have been accused of violating the 4th Amendment rights of Mr. Valdes.
Attorney Middlebrook stated, "They lied about his probation status in order to coax him into doing things he didn’t want to do. They also told him he didn’t have the right to a lawyer."
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