Surveillance video and witness accounts led Caldwell police to the suspect they’ve charged with battering a bartender a week ago, police said in a press release Monday.
Abdon Andre Saenz, 33, was booked into the Canyon County Jail on a charge of aggravated battery.
Police were called to Vern’s Tavern, 120 S. 7th Avenue at 12:37 p.m. Sunday, July 23.
They found a bloody-faced bartender sitting on the ground outside the bar. He told police that a man hit him in the face with a beer glass after he told a bar paton to return it.
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The assailant fled the scene. The victim was hospitalized and later released.
Investigators looked at the surveillance video and talked to multiple witnesses. They identified Saenz as a suspect, and, with the help of Saenz’ parole officer, were able to locate and talk to him.