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Witnesses: Official hurt man

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By David Giuliani

Witnesses last week testified that city Utilities Director Ken Garcia attacked another man in a local bar, hitting the alleged victim in the head with a beer bottle.

At the end of a preliminary hearing on Thursday, Ken Garcia, 44, was bound over for trial in state District Court. He faces a felony charge of aggravated battery.

Most of the witnesses in the Magistrate Court hearing didn’t know or barely knew either Garcia or the alleged victim, Rick Nelson, 37.


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