Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

A Humboldt County man wanted for attempted murder was taken into custody Wednesday in Willow Creek.

On June 22, 2022, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received information that 41-year-old Cody Benjamin Sides was seen in the area of The Terrace Lane in Willow Creek. Sides was wanted on numerous local and out of county warrants, including a warrant for attempted murder out of Trinity County. Deputies have continued to search for Sides since he last evaded law enforcement on March 26 in the Weitchpec area.

In a coordinated effort between Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers, Sides was located and taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit at approximately 2:25 p.m. at a property on The Terrace Lane.

Sides was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on local warrant charges of felon in possession of a firearm (PC 29800(a)), possession of a controlled substance while armed (HS 11370.1(a)) and possession of stolen property (PC 496(a)). Following adjudication of these local charges, Sides will be extradited to Trinity County for prosecution of his Trinity County warrants.

Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.