Pistol whipping in Del Norte County

Crescent City - A transient in Crescent City is sent to the hospital with injuries after another transient pistol whips him in the face with a semi-automatic weapon.

Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for this man, 24-year-old Jake Marcel Dionne. Dionne is 6’3’ tall and 220 pounds. The incident occurred at 5:30 Monday morning. The suspect frequents the Northcrest-Old Mill areas of Crescent City.

Anyone who sees Dionne is asked not to approach but to call the Del Norte County Sheriff’s office at: 707-464-4191. The suspect is to be considered armed and dangerous.