Man attacked with hammer in Paso Robles
July 26, 2012
Officers arrested a 38-year-old man for attempted murder Tuesday after he allegedly beat a man with a hammer in rural Paso Robles.
Roger Glenn West allegedly hit the unnamed victim multiple times with a hammer during a dispute over money at 5585 Aluffo Road near Nacimiento Lake at about 5 p.m.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call and found the victim suffering from major injuries. The critically injured man was life-flighted to Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton.
Deputies arrested West and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail where he is being held with bail set at $500,000.