Man Wielding 12″ Knives Surrenders at Sight of Bean Bag Shotgun
This is a press release from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 02/2/16 at about 1:37 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to a business on the 700 block of 4th Street after employees reported that a male was inside speaking incoherently and brandishing two 12” knives at employees.
Once on scene, Officers located the male and deployed a less-lethal bean bag shotgun. The male dropped the knives and was taken into custody without further incident. The less-lethal shotgun was only displayed. Antonio Mims, 33 of Livermore, was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for brandishing.