Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

City of Davis Police
Tuesday September 6th, 2016 :: 04:20 p.m. PDT


28 Year Old Suspect Arrested for Choking Mother

On September 5, 2016, at approximately 2254 hours, Davis Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1500 block of Lemon Lane for threats being made to the victim (a 50 year old female Davis resident).

Upon arrival, the investigating officer made contact with the suspect (subsequently identified as 28 year old Michael Anthony Carpenter) in front of the house. Carpenter, a son of the victim, refused to comply with the officer's orders and started running toward the victim. The responding officer had to use a Taser to subdue the suspect.

Victim told officers the suspect threatened to kill her, choked her, and attempted to stab her with a knife. The victim was transported and treated at Sutter Davis.

Michael Carpenter was booked at the YOLO County Jail on charges of attempted homicide.

City of Davis Police
2600 Fifth Street
Davis , CA 95617

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 530-747-5400

Navigate & Discover