Youth Brandishes Knife While Attempting to Flee From Stolen Vehicle, Reports EPD
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 July 4, 2017, at about 7:00 a.m., officers responded to the 3500 block of Oregon Street for the report of neighbors holding down a male suspect. The suspect, 18 year old Tyler Lemmons, had attempted to steal a truck and collided with a parked vehicle while trying to drive away. Lemmons brandished a knife while neighbors attempted to detain him. Officers arrested Lemmons and booked him into HCCF for vehicle theft, driving without a license, hit and run, criminal threats, and possession of a dirk or dagger.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4044.