June 07, 2011
Chelan County Prosecutor Gary Reisen says he will pursue manslaughter
charges in connection with the case of a good Samaritan who died after he was punched by a motorist he was trying
to help. . . Reisen discussed the charges against 50 year old Juan Gonzalez in an interview with Wenatchee Bureau
Chief Steve Hair . .
Garcia died Saturday night at Central Washington Hospital after suffering a serious
head injury. Police reported Garcia approached Gonzalez’s car on Friday afternoon near the intersection of Ferry
and Crescent Streets after it appeared the vehicle was disabled. Gonzalez then allegedly assaulted a police
officer who tried to apprehend him.
Reisen says its likely that Gonzalez will enter his plea to the charges in
about two weeks from now.