Case # 18HF1102

Date: August 7, 2018

MAN TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR STABBING THREE MARINES OUTSIDE OF BAR IN SAN CLEMENTE

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man is scheduled to be arraigned today for stabbing three U.S. Marines outside of a bar in San Clemente.

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Alexis Moreno Aguirre, 24, Dana Point

Charged today with the following felony counts:

  • (3) Assault with a deadly weapon – knife

Sentencing Enhancements

  • (3) Causing great bodily injury

14 years in state prison

Arraignment

Aug. 7, 2018, time to be determined

Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana

Circumstances of the Case

  • On Aug. 4, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Moreno Aguirre is accused of engaging in an altercation with three Marines in the parking lot of a bar on El Camino Real in San Clemente.
  • The defendant is accused of using a knife to stab the victims. John Doe 1 received injuries to his abdomen, John Doe 2 sustained lacerations on his abdomen and throat, and John Doe 3’s abdomen and shoulder were injured.
  • Moreno Aguirre is accused of fleeing the scene and witnesses called 911. The victims were transported to local hospitals and survived the assault.
  • Later that morning, the defendant is accused of going to a hospital in Laguna Beach to treat injuries sustained during the incident.
  • The Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case and arrested Moreno Aguirre at the hospital.

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Aaron Van Stralen, Harbor Justice Center

 



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