CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) — Calaveras County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man Sunday after a fight broke out at the Range Bar the night before.

The sheriff’s department said deputies responded to the 100 block of Quail Oaks Road Saturday night around 11 p.m. for a report of a fight. Deputies found a victim of “a serious violent battery” who was transported to an area hospital for emergency medical attention.

Investigators processed the scene and identified 38-year-old Valley Springs resident Benjamin David Robitaille as the suspect. Robitaille was arrested by detectives Sunday evening and booked into the Calaveras County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, assault with a deadly weapon with force/great bodily injury, and battery with serious injury.

He was released after posting $110,000 bail.


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