Bike rage felony assault suspect arrested

The suspect, right. APD image

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE


On Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at approximately 3:19 p.m., Investigators with the Arcata Police Department, with assistance from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, contacted 56-year old Bryan Wayne Bach, at a residence in the 4800 block of Union Street in Eureka.

Through tips from community members, Bach was identified as the felony assault and felony vandalism suspect sought by APD following a bicycle road-rage incident at the Union Town Shopping Center.

APD placed Bach under arrest and he was booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, on the following charges:

  • PC 245(A)(1)-Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • PC 594(b)(1)-Felony Vandalism         

APD would like to thank the community for assisting in Bach's identification and apprehension.


Note: An Instagram account for Bryan Wayne Bach (@veloabuelo) lists photos of a bicycle similar to the one in the security video. Photos:



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