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Cleaver attacker gets seven-year sentence

Original post made on Sep 8, 2011

A busboy who attacked a chef with a meat cleaver in the kitchen of a Palo Alto restaurant in 2009 was sentenced to seven years in state prison on Wednesday (Sept. 7), Supervising Deputy District Attorney Rob Baker said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 3:32 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by Dad, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Sep 8, 2011 at 10:44 am

I remember this from 2 years ago. The Palo Alto police had blocked off some streets while looking for the suspect. I think there was even an emergency broadcast message delivered via phone calls.


Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:33 pm


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" He was arrested in 1997 in Alameda County for assault with a deadly weapon, in what was described as a "similar incident" at another restaurant, the according to court notes.

The case was not prosecuted, police said."

Why was the prior case of attempted murder not prosecuted?


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