Community Starts Campaign to Thank Man Who Helped Officer During Attack

YUBA CITY — The Yuba and Sutter Communities  have started a campaign to thank a Good Samaritan for his recent efforts.

On August 21, an officer was being attacked by two men who were running from the scene of a crime. The Good Samaritan — now known as ‘Our Blue Hero’ — stepped in to help the officer until back-up officers arrived.

FOX40 previously interviewed the man after the incident.

“I just ran over there to see if I could help out. By that time, the guy was already putting his head onto the concrete,” he said.

“Yuba City police officers say the Good Samaritan tackled [Steven] Stevenson, got him off the officer and got a laundry list of injuries for his trouble when Stevenson turned on him. When he spoke to FOX40 you could plainly see a goose-egg on his forehead, split lip and bloody feet and ankles.”

The goal is to deliver 1,000 thank you cards to the man who many believe saved a police officer’s life.

Cards can be sent or delivered to the Yuba City Police Department until September 10 at 1545 Poole Blvd in Yuba City, CA 95993 – Attn: Our Blue Hero.

Chief of Police Robert Landon will deliver the cards on September 11.