SANTA CRUZ — A person is dealing with felony assault and elder abuse costs this week after allegedly severely beating a person he thought was Charles Manson, police stated.
Santa Cruz Police Division officers arrested Charles Bonin, 35, on New 12 months’s Eve after responding to a report of a gaggle combat shortly after 2 p.m. on the City Clock.
Police later decided that Bonin allegedly had injured a 66-year-old man, giving him important facial and head accidents that required remedy at an out-of-county medical middle, in keeping with Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Jon Bush. Officers arrested Bonin on suspicion of tried homicide and associated costs, however formal costs later filed by the Santa Cruz County District Legal professional’s Workplace didn’t pursue the tried homicide. Bonin, held on the Santa Cruz County Jail with out bail Wednesday, was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning on the Santa Cruz County Superior Courtroom on costs of assault with nice bodily damage, elder abuse and battery with bodily damage.
Bonin, in keeping with Bush, advised police that he noticed the sufferer and believed him to be the deceased cult chief Manson, resulting from him having a brow tattoo. The assault, in keeping with Bush, was out of Bonin’s alleged perception that he was defending the group. Each the alleged assailant and sufferer within the combat have been described by police as transients.
“Because of the extent of the accidents and the gentleman’s intent that he was attempting to kill (the sufferer), we booked him for tried homicide,” Bush stated.
The assault sufferer was recovering from important accidents however was anticipated to stay, in keeping with Bush.