Battery

San Mateo Resident Arrested for Hate Crime (CA Penal Code §422.55, §422.7 & §422.75)

San Mateo police have arrested Santos Manuel Marquez (36) on allegations of attempted murder, aggravated mayhem, assault with a deadly weapon, and commission of a hate crime for having severely beaten a man about the head and face with a heavy-duty U-shaped anti-theft lock because he was disturbed by the man’s sexual orientation.  The incident occurred late at night on the 700 block of residential Santa Inez Avenue.  Seemingly, the victim of the alleged hate crime had eaten at the same local restaurant as Marquez earlier that evening and San Mateo Police Sergeant Dave Norris has stated that he suspects...

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