Nevada man arrested on assault, kidnapping, mayhem

pdThe Bishop Police Department issued the following press release regarding the arrest of 21-year-old Rene Perez Martinez of Dyer, Nevada.  He was arrested and booked on assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, battery with great bodily injury, false imprisonment and mayhem.

“On January 13, 2013 at 1:23am, the Bishop Police Department responded to a report of a very upset female sitting in the rear of Rusty’s Bar. Officers arrived on scene and found a female victim, badly injured and in need of medical attention. Symons Ambulance was dispatched to the scene to assist with the injuries. Officers were able to determine the female had been taken by an unknown male suspect, wherein she was beaten and injured severely.

Before being transported to Northern Inyo Hospital, the victim was able to give officers descriptive information regarding the unknown male, which would be a key component in locating the suspect.

Officers conducted several hours of searches and witness contacts, from the area of the bar and many residences throughout the E. Line Street area. Officers, along with the assistance from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, were able to locate the suspect at a residence on the 300 block of E. Line Street.

Rene Perez Martinez was arrested for the above listed charges. He was later transported to the Into County Jail, where he is being held on a $500,000.00 bail and is currently waiting an arraignment.”

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4 Responses to Nevada man arrested on assault, kidnapping, mayhem

  1. Mark January 16, 2013 at 11:01 am #

    Does anything good ever happen at Rusty’s?

  2. sierragrl January 15, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

    yes, rumor is the injuries were severe…mayhem sounds like a good charge. I’m glad they caught him and I hope he is the right guy!

  3. Wayne Deja January 14, 2013 at 8:22 pm #

    dean….and we ALL can hope this guy that (allegedly) did these crimes get’s much more than a slap on the wrist plea-bargin…if convicted.

  4. dean January 14, 2013 at 5:34 pm #

    Wow. Mayhem is a pretty serious charge and this alleged crime – if proven to be true – sounds heinous.

    For those who don’t know the definition of mayhem in California (no – it is not some random car crash for an insurance commercial):

    Every person who unlawfully and maliciously deprives a human being of a member of his body, or disables, disfigures, or renders it useless, or cuts or disables the tongue, or puts out an eye, or slits the nose, ear, or lip, is guilty of mayhem.

    I hope the victim in this case makes a full recovery. This is terrible.


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