City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #WDP13-003847|
|Subject :||SUBJECT STABBED|
|Contact :||Sgt. Jason Brooks (530) 661-7800|
Sgt. Stephen Guthrie (530) 661-7864
|On Wednesday, July 03, 2013 at approximately 7:07 pm, Woodland Police Officers were dispatched to the Woodland Hotel, 436 Main Street, for a report of a battery that had just occurred.|
Officers arrived and contacted the victim, 49-year-old Woodland resident Michael Moore, on the fourth floor. Officers learned that Moore had been involved in an altercation with another subject on the fourth floor landing/foyer and, during the altercation, was stabbed several times. Moore sustained non-life-threatening wounds and was transported by ground ambulance to the Woodland Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Speaking with witnesses, officers learned that the suspect was 72-year-old Woodland resident Angel Gonzalez-Ballesteros. Officers contacted and arrested Gonzalez-Ballesteros, who was still in the building.
Gonzalez-Ballesteros was transported to the Woodland Police Department for an interview and later booked at the Yolo County Jail for violation of California Penal Code §245(a)(1), a felony. As of time of this writing, the bail amount for Gonzalez-Ballesteros is not known.