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Attacker breaks bottle over man's head

Original post made on Jun 6, 2011

A man broke a bottle over another man's head in a Mountain View bar fight just after midnight Sunday, police said. The assailant was arrested; the victim, who was not knocked out by the blow, was taken to the hospital by a friend.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 6, 2011, 12:38 PM

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Posted by Dr. Rock
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Is the city council concerned at all over all the violence at so many of these local alcohol dispensaries?!
So much alcohol related violence on an on going basis, day in and day out, yet it seems to be tolerated very well by people compared to other substances which cause less social ills. Funny. Not rational, but funny.

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Posted by jupiterk
a resident of Gemello
on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Attacking with a bottle over a spilled drink? Wow,he needs to go to prison for a long time. He would probably get away with if if he is a rich white guy, I guarantee it. That's how MVPD operates, now. They are just following the standards of Palo Alto Police Department which has no standards and no ethics.

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Posted by Bartender
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:44 pm

@jupiterk: What are you talking about? MVPD arrested him. After that it's in the district attorney's hands.

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Posted by Thom
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:55 pm

While this is something disturbing, it is hardly a race issue. It is only about a man stepping in between 2 people and getting hit with a beer bottle. Again, things like this happen and it is not the police departments fault. I'm starting to think some of you never get out of your homes. And then to try and somehow equate this to medical marijuana...yes you were subtle but we all know where you were headed. It is a random act of stupidity.

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Posted by ROGER
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:35 pm


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Posted by NeHi
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 6, 2011 at 6:52 pm

"The suspect ... believed (the woman) had spilled a drink on his fiance,". Hmm, the suspect is a man and we have the woman and his fiance and the victim was a man. Perhaps if we had more of the story we could comment.

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Posted by steve
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:43 pm

@jupiterk: You are a racist

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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:13 pm

USA is a registered user.

It seems like most of the trouble makers on Castro are from outside the area. What draws these people from Daily City, Oakland, and EPA to Mountain View?

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Posted by Larry
a resident of Whisman Station
on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:36 am


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Posted by theknow
a resident of another community
on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:37 am

What draws these criminals from other areas? Ask the bar owners where they focus their marketing and advertising efforts. Therein lies your answer. One focuses much of its efforts in Salinas. Others focus their efforts in Oakland and EPA. Can't stop it, but that is why it is happening.

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