Downey residents charged in attack on Marines

DOWNEY – Two Downey residents were arrested this week in connection with an early-morning fight outside a Huntington Beach bar in which three Marines were stabbed. Authorities said the incident began at 1:45 a.m. Sunday when a woman wearing an Angels baseball jersey began an argument with two Dodgers fans.

Three Marines attempted to break up the altercation but were attacked and stabbed, authorities said. One Marine was stabbed in the face with a broken beer bottle.

Downey residents Manuel Alexis Alvarez, 23, and Jessica Perez, 22, were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Also arrested were Victoria Robledo, 20, and Eric Alexander Gomez Chavez, 27, of Norwalk;  and Paul Santino Forno, 22, and Daniel Magadan, 24, of Whittier.

Officials did not release information on the condition of the Marines.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Huntington Beach Police at (714) 375-5066



Published: April 3, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 51

Jennifer DeKay