February 21, 2024

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.