Man Arrested for Going Armed

Written by Theresa Rose on September 7, 2016

On 9-6-16 at 12:52 pm Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 22391 DMC 79 in reference to a subject that was threatening to shoot his neighbor.  Deputies were informed that the caller reported Eric Meyer, DOB 5-19-1969, was going to the house located at 22668 DMC 79 to shoot a neighbor, who Meyer had past disagreements with.  The caller advised that Eric Meyer was armed with a long gun and was on foot heading toward the neighbor’s residence.


At 13:10 Deputies located Eric Meyer as he emerged from the timber directly south from the residence of 22668 DMC 79.  Deputies located a .22 magnum rifle, which was loaded with ammunition, on the ground near where Eric Meyer was first observed by deputies. 


Eric Meyer was placed under arrest for Going Armed With Intent, a Class D felony.


A NCIC Interstate Identification Index response showed that Eric Lee Meyer, DOB 5-19-1969, is a convicted felon.


Eric Meyer was charged additionally with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.