Fugitive Files Arrest: Cody Dearman arrested, accused of slashing man during robbery

Mobile police: Man jumps out of moving car after getting slashed
Published: Oct. 12, 2022 at 7:22 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2022 at 9:22 PM CDT
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UPDATE: Cody Dearman was arrested Thursday night—just one day after being featured on FOX10 News Fugitive Files.

FOX10 News had exclusive video of the capture as he yelled at our photojournalist before being tucked into an police cruiser.

Dearman is accused of slashing a man so badly during a robbery attempt that the victim jumped out of a moving car to get away.

Dearman just got out of metro last month.

His new charges include two counts of assault, robbery and probation revocation.



MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -A lift to the store turns into a nightmare drive for one man. He gets slashed on the arm by a guy with a knife, then has to jump out of a moving car, to save his life. That’s according to Mobile Police.

This is 28-year-old Cody Dearman. MPD says he was a passenger in the car which the victim was riding. But suddenly, Dearman went from pleasant to predator. According to investigators, Dearman was in the front seat when he turned and demanded cash from the victim. When the guy said he didn’t have any money, Dearman pulled a knife, slashing the man’s wrist several times. The victim was so scared, police say he jumped out of the moving car. Several people were standing nearby, helped him, then he called MPD.

Dearman has disappeared, but investigators believe he’s still in Mobile County.

Cody Dearman is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds. He’s charged with assault, and robbery. If you have seen Dearman, or know where he is, call the FOX10 News Fugitive Files Crime Stoppers Hotline at 251-208-7211. You don’t have to leave your name when you call.


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