Posted: Apr 29, 2012 12:58 PM by Christina Jensen, KSBY News
Updated: Apr 30, 2012 8:13 AM
Santa Maria Police say two brothers are in custody after an altercation, in which an officer was injured.
Around 6:00 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a disturbance at the Strawberry Festival, in the 1100 block of South Thornburg.
Police say they were escorting Israel Santana from the park, when he turned and battered one of the officers.
They say during the effort to take Santana into custody, his brother, John Santana, attacked officers in an effort to help him.
Police say an officer has minor injuries and Israel Santana has moderate injuries.
John santana was booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail for assault on a police officer.
Israel Santana was taken to Marion Hospital where he was taken for treatment.
Police say the officer that was injured, returned to duty.
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