Grover Beach man stabbed multiple times

February 25, 2012

Armando Campos

A man angry over a woman stabbed his rival multiple times in the chest and head on Friday at a home on Longbranch Avenue in Grover Beach, police said.

Police said Armando Campos, 37, forced his way past his ex-girlfriend, Kristen Meyers, and into the home of Ryan Merritt. Campos stabbed Merritt multiple times with an unknown instrument and then fled the scene in a red Ford truck.

Emergency medical personnel transported Merritt to Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria where he is listed in serious condition, police said.

Police describe Campos as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 185 pounds with brown hair and  eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Grover Beach police or Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP.



  1. trebor86 says:

    the trib said this all happened at 4am i think. Why did she open the door at 4am, especially to this man?

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  2. willieslo says:


    Thanks, it just helps give added perspective

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  3. willieslo says:

    I sure would like to see a photo of what they’re fighting or killing each other over
    and if she isn’t some goddest
    then these fellows would viciously fight and defend over any petty stuff.

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    • slowtime says:

      Pretty sure she ain’t no goddess. Even if she was, it is still stupid behavior.

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    • BeenThereDoneThat says:

      Hey Popeye and Brutus use to fight over Olive Ole, one of the uglist things to walk the earth.

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    • zaphod says:

      not her here

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    • Black_Copter_Pilot says:

      Something tells me she probably owns a liquor store

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