Man Arrested for Golf Club Attack
This is a press release from the Eureka Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 10/13/15 at about 8:30 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for the report of an assault with what appeared to be a pipe.
Officers responded and found the suspect across the street waiting for officers near the entrance to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. The suspect was identified as Kristopher Jett, 29, transient of Crescent City.
The victim had moderate injuries to his face but declined medical attention on scene. Based on victim and witness descriptions, it was determined that Jett attacked the victim with the handle end of a golf club without reason.
Jett walked into the jail with officers and was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and parole violation.
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