Sacto 9-1-1
October 3, 2012
Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to man beaten outside Arden Way bar?

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QUESTION: What happened to the guy that was attacked outside of In Cahoots bar on Arden Way in 1998? Did he survive the attack? Was anyone arrested?
Submitted by: Danielle, Antelope

ANSWER: Jaime Stubblefield of Dixon was arrested and charged with attempted murder in the brutal beating of 22-year-old William Gutenberger outside the In Cahoots bar and dance club on April 20, 2000.

According to stories in The Bee, the attack occurred as dozens of people were leaving the night spot. Gutenberger reportedly was pulled from a vehicle as he and four cousins tried to leave. Witnesses said a brawl had started between the relatives and a group of men they had argued with earlier inside the bar.

Gutenberger was beaten unconscious and was near death when he arrived at UC Davis Medical Center. Doctors initially said his chances of recovery were poor, but family members reported in 2002 that he had recovered well enough to return to work.

Stubblefield, 23, was one of two suspects sought in the beating. The second suspect was never found and Stubblefield refused to identify his accomplice.

Stubblefield pleaded no contest to one count of assault with force likely to cause great bodily harm. The plea bargain called for him to receive a sentence of three years in prison. It was reduced by 254 days' good-time credit for the 170 days he was in jail awaiting trial. He was paroled in December 2001, after serving 14 months in prison.

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