On August 31, 2020, at approximately 3:19 pm, Investigators with the Arcata Police Department, with assistance from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, contacted 56-year old Bryan Wayne Bach, at a residence in the 4800 block of Union Street in Eureka. Through tips from community members, Bach was identified as the felony assault and felony vandalism suspect sought by APD following a bicycle road-rage incident at the Union Town Shopping Center. APD placed
Bach under arrest and he was booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, on the following charges: PC 245(A)(1)-Assault with a Deadly Weapon PC 594(b)(1)-Felony Vandalism
APD would like to thank the community for assisting in Bach's identification and apprehension.
On August 30, 2020, at approximately 4:00 pm, officers responded to the Union Town Shopping Center for a felony assault. The suspect attacked the victim with large rocks and shattered a shop window, following a bicycle road-rage incident. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect, is encouraged to contact the Arcata Police Department at 707-822-2428 or the anonymous tip line at 707-825-2588. A video depicting the suspect and incident can be found on the Arcata Police Department Facebook page.