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On 07-13-2016 at about 6:35 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, along with California Highway Patrol Officers, received information that Cody Meyers may be behind the Hoopa Mini Mart in Hoopa hiding in the brush.
Officers immediately responded and began to check the area for Meyers by walking on trails through the thick brush. Officers located Meyers in the brush area, who then immediately took off running when he saw the officers. After a short foot pursuit, Meyers was taken into custody without further incident. Meyers was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility in Eureka. Meyers was booked in to custody with no bail.
On Monday, 07-11-2016 at 11:30 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the Hoopa Mini Mart in Hoopa, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon that just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene they learned from witnesses that the suspect, 29 year old, Cody Lee Meyers had attacked a 50 year old male victim with a machete.
Deputies immediately checked the area for Meyers, but they could not locate him. The victim, because of his injuries from the assault was immediately transported to a local hospital in the Eureka area. The victim is currently is stable condition. Through their investigation deputies learned that Meyers and the victim knew each other. It appears that Meyers attacked the victim over a personal matter between the two of them.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has issued a “Be on the Lookout” (BOL) to all local law enforcement for Meyers and if located to arrest him for attempted homicide. Meyers is to be considered armed and dangerous. Meyers also has a no bail California State Parole warrant for his arrest.
Meyers is described as an Indian male adult, 29 years old, 6 foot, 185 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. Meyers was last seen wearing black shorts with a black sleeveless T-shirt. Meyers is from the Loleta area.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.