Arcata Police Department
ARCATA – An Arcata man was arrested Monday night, Feb. 2 for allegedly bashing another man over the head with a bottle.
At about 7:30 p.m. the Arcata Police Department received a report of an altercation occurring in the 700 block of Ninth St.
Upon arrival, they found a 21-year-old male bleeding from a laceration on his head. The victim stated that he had been in a verbal argument with a male subject near the intersection of Ninth and G streets. The victim said that he attempted to walk away from the subject and as he did he was struck on the head with a bottle. The victim and witnesses identified the suspect as Bhakti J. Dillenbeck, 31, of Arcata.
The victim refused medical assistance, other than first-aid provided on-scene.
At about 9:08 p.m., officers located Dillenbeck at the corner of Seventh and G streets. Dillenbeck was arrested without incident. Dillenbeck was booked and lodged in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.