Police seek Michael Dodson

Police seek Michael DodsonHave you seen this man? Michael Shane Dodson, 35, is wanted by the Ridgecrest Police Department for questioning in a case of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and spousal abuse.

On Sept. 11, about noon, police officers responded to the 500 block of North Indian Wells Lane, regarding a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. During the investigation, officers found that Dodson’s former wife had been assaulted, and the suspect was confronted by her friends. During the confrontation, the suspect allegedly stabbed one of the friends several times. The victim was transported to the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.

Dodson reportedly fled the scene in a black 1999 Chevrolet pickup, California license plate 5Z44503, and is currently at large.

Anyone with information regarding Dodson’s location, should call RPD at 760-499-5100.

Story First Published: 2013-10-09