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Date and Time of Release: 2 October 2012

Date and Time of Incident: 30 Sept. 2012, at approx. 11:30 pm

Subject: Felony Battery with Serious Bodily Injury

30 Sept. 2012, at approx. 11:30 pm, Officers responded to the 100 block of Columbia Way regarding an assault, which had just occurred. When Officers arrived, they located Jonathan Douglas, 31 of Sonora, unconscious and suffering from a severe head injury. Because of the nature of Douglas’ head injury he was flown to Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto for treatment.

Two suspects in the assault have been identified from witness statements and physical evidence located at the scene. The witnesses didn’t observe any weapons being used by the suspects. One suspect has been identified as Joshua Connell, 32 of Sonora. Connell has been located and arrested for felony battery resulting in serious bodily injury.

The second suspect has been identified as Fredrick Rivette, 28 of Sonora. The Sonora Police Department is still looking for Rivette. If you should know the whereabouts of Rivertter please call the Sonora Police Department at (209) 532-8141.