Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 245(a)(1) PC [Assault With a Deadly Weapon], 422 PC [Threats to Commit Great Bodily Injury Upon Another]
Report Number:
2014-8777    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
245(a)(1) PC [Assault With a Deadly Weapon], 422 PC [Threats to Commit Great Bodily Injury Upon Another]
Location:
24000 block of Birch Street Willits, Ca.
When: Date: 04-07-2014 Time: 5:41 P.M.
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: Scott Lewis 44 Willits, Ca.
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Cody Lewis 19 Willits, Ca.
         
Written by: Sergeant Darren Brewster
Synopsis: On 04-07-2014 at approximately 5:41 P.M. Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a residence at the 24000 block of Birch Street Willits, Ca. regarding a family disturbance.

Once at the location Deputies found that a family disturbance started a physical altercation between the Cody Lewis, and his father, Scott Lewis. During the physical altercation Cody Lewis took two folding knives from his pockets, opened the knives, and lunged at the victim while threatening to kill him. The Victim stated he feared for his safety and believed Cody Lewis was going to try and kill him.

Cody Lewis was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Mendocino County Jail where he was lodged for the listed violations with bail set at $30,000.00.
Approved By: Lieutenant Greg Stefani