Woodland Weekly Police Report

Vandalism: Officers responded to a subject vandalizing the patio to the rear of a business on the 400 block of Main Street on May 21 at 7:30 a.m. Officers arrived and met Eric Chmielewski, a 33-year-old Woodland resident, who was high on meth and in meth psychosis. After negotiating with Chmielewski for several minutes officers were able to get him into handcuffs.

A meth pipe and methamphetamine were located where Chmielewski fled toward when officers arrived. Chmielewski was booked into Yolo County Jail for probation violation. Possession of the meth and pipe, public intoxication and will be charged possibly with felony vandalism, when we get an estimate of the damage caused.

Attempted Murder: The occupants of a vehicle shot at a residence in the 100 block of W. Beamer Street on May 22 at 9:15 p.m. The victim was grazed by a bullet and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A witness followed the vehicle as it fled. In the area of Mariposa Street and West Woodland Avenue, the occupants again shot from their vehicle at the vehicle following them. The now second victim rammed the fleeing vehicle at N.

Cottonwood Street and W. Kentucky Avenue causing it to crash. The occupants fled and were later located, with the help of citizens, in the field at the dead-end of Mallard Drive.

All three occupants were arrested without any force needing to be used. All of the firearms involved in this crime were also recovered. Javier Lopez an 18-year-old Woodland resident and Adolfo Perez a 20-year-old Woodland resident were booked at Yolo County Jail for attempted murder and shooting into an inhabited dwelling.

A 14-year-old Woodland resident was booked at juvenile hall for the same charges. Grand Theft: Brandon Guel, 39-year-old Reno, NV resident, used items to scale the wall of the County Fair Mall on May 22 at 11:29 p.m. While on top of the building for several hours, Guel used tools to cut copper piping out of air conditioner units.

The estimated loss was over £5,000. When officers went onto the roof to contact Guel, he jumped off the building approximately 30 feet to the ground below. After a short foot pursuit, Guel was taken into custody.

Due to injuries sustained from jumping off the building, Guel was provided a Notice to Appear for Grand Theft and Obstructing a Police Officer and transported to UC Davis Medical Center for further evaluation. Guel was assisted by Ashley Varrella. Varrella is 33 years old and a resident of Reno, NV. was contacted and released on a Notice to Appear for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

An additional charge of Conspiracy was requested. Assault with a Deadly Weapon: Officers were called to Everman Park on the 900 block of Cottage Drive on May 23 at 5:22 p.m. regarding a fight between two transients. It was determined that Jared Lampkin got into an argument with another subject who lives in the area on Fourth Street.

Lampkin thought the subject was talking about his girlfriend. Lampkin threw a bicycle at the subject as he worked on his back fence. Lampkin then pulled the other subject off the fence and hit him three times in the head with a metal t-post.

Lampkin threw the t-post at the other subject’s friend and then kicked the other subject while he was on the ground. The other subject suffered from multiple skull fractures and was transported to UC Davis Medical Center. Lampkin was arrested later in the night and booked into Yolo County Jail with a bail enhancement.


HOST helped out with the bike campaign at Dingle Elementary School developing partnerships.

There was a vehicle at the end of W. Court Street that HOST has tagged several times. This week they were able to tow the vehicle and clean up the area.

HOST made 106 contacts, offered services to 34 of them of which two accepted services. There were 18 camps located and six camps cleaned up. There were six businesses contacted,  27 downtown patrols and 10 arrests made.

This is a synopsis of reports provided by the Woodland Police Department and does not include all calls or arrests or some cases which are under active investigation.

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