9 Arrested In Drunken Brawls At Walnut Creek Night Spots

WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) – Nine people were arrested, two hospitalized and three police officers injured in a series of drunken fights outside Walnut Creek night spots on Locust Street early Sunday morning, according to police.

The first fight was reported just after 1:30 a.m. on the second floor of parking garage at 1360 Locust St., above the Lark Creek restaurant, according to Lt. Steve Gorski.

One person was taken to a hospital after he was found semi-conscious on the ground and bleeding with a face wound and head injuries.

Police detained two Bay Point residents, Mario and Marcos Bustamante, as they left the area in a vehicle, and arrested both on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Police believe the victim may also have assaulted the suspects, and are now reviewing security camera footage to determine how the fight started.

A short time later, just before 2 a.m., police were called to a brawl involving as many as 15 people outside Cinco de Mayo restaurant at 1372 Locust St.

Police said four or five people were actively fighting, and others were pushing and shoving each other. Some were bleeding from the face.

After the group failed to obey repeated orders to stop fighting, police used pepper spray to break things up and arrested three people for fighting in public, assault and public drunkenness.

One person was taken to the hospital with facial injuries and others were treated at the scene.

At 2:25 a.m., another fight broke out at Hubcaps diner at 1548 Locust St. Police separated two groups and arrested two people who refused to leave the area on suspicion of drunkenness and disturbing the peace. Another subject was arrested for allegedly resisting arrest.

Three police officers suffered minor injuries, none of which required hospitalization.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call Walnut Creek police at (925) 943-5844.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • Paul Brewer

    Diversity is our strength

  • opps

    hahahahhha i was able to drive drunk away from the area!!

    • Erica

      Your a complete loser.

      • Grace

        That is spelled wrong; it should be *you’re*.

      • Erica,Erica,Erica

        Bend over Erica, I can’t drive 55

      • Erica

        Actually Grace, “Your” is acceptable to use in this case. And, what’s the importance here? I’m commenting on a complete loser who drives drunk that could possibly kill you on the road someday. Your a complete moron yourself.

  • Grace

    What’s happening to Walnut Creek?? Stupid + Alcohol = Bad Behavior.

  • Choice

    Not Funny! These people need to grow up and behave.

  • chucko the clown

    This has nothing to do with Walnut Creek, just about the losers wandering in.
    soon the bars will be for Walnut Creek residents only, provide ID or you won’t get in
    Big Sumos!

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  • hugo poppernuts

    eh nothing but petty “white bread” fights & they’re probably all virgins

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