Police Blotter: Drunk Man Assaulted in Garage

Officers aren't really clear on what happened during the early-morning altercation.

A 39-year-old man was bludgeoned in the head during an altercation in the garage of a home on Tharp Avenue early Tuesday, Watsonville police reported.

The man, who was drunk, didn't tell officers much about how he ended up with a large cut on his head. Police said his family members and evidence found indicates the man was assaulted in the garage.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment. Detectives ask that anyone with information this case call the Crime Tip line at 728-3544 or the Investigation Bureau at 768-3352.

Watsonville Police Log, Tuesday, Oct. 9

12:11 a.m.—A house was burglarized on the 100 block of Wilkie Avenue.

Monday, Oct. 8

8:43 a.m.—A stolen vehicle was recovered on the 2000 block of Pajaro Lane.

9:09 a.m.—Officers investigated a massive embezzlement case that reportedly began in March.

9:41 a.m.—A teenager was ticketed for a probation violation on the 100 block of Sudden Street.

10 a.m.—A thief stole items from a yard on the 100 block of Walker Street overnight.

11:45 a.m.—A teenager turned himself in at the police station after finding out he was wanted.

11:53 a.m.—A woman was arrested for a warrant on the 500 block of Lincoln Street.

12:41 p.m.—A 54-year-old man was arrested for being drunk in public on the 100 block of Brewington Avenue.

8:47 p.m.—A 29-year-old man was arrested for DUI on the 200 block of Ford Street.


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