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Francis Pusok Arrested for Assault After Being Evicted for Squatting

APPLE VALLEY:( Authorities just announced that 31-year-old Francis Pusok was arrested today for assault with injuries. Pusok assaulted the victim who was changing the locks on a property that Pusok’s family members were allegedly squatting in.

According to a press release, on October 20, 2015, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department responded to a residence in the 11000 block of Caribou Avenue in Apple Valley following the report of an assault with injuries that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, the victim advised the deputies that he was at the residence changing the locks after evicting some squatters. The squatters were identified as Francis Pusok’s family members. The victim was in the process of changing the locks when Pusok came to the residence to retrieve some property left behind. Pusok was informed he was not allowed to be there. Pusok without provocation punched the victim in the nose, causing him to fall and his nose to bleed. The victim injured his back and neck during the fall. The victim was treated at a local area hospital. The victim identified Francis Pusok in a photographic line up. An arrest warrant was signed and entered into the system on October 21, 2015.

On October 21, 2015, deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department went to a residence in the 21100 block of Del Oro Road in Apple Valley to serve the arrest warrant. Francis Pusok was arrested without incident, transported and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for PC 243D Assault with Injuries where he is being held on $50,000. bail. He is scheduled to appear in court October 23, 2015 in Victorville.

(source: SBSD Headquarters)

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