At about 9:56 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Rocklin police officers responded to a report of a physical fight after a road rage incident in the area of the 6000 block of Bridal Veil Drive. Officers arrived and quickly discovered an elderly male victim had been physically beaten in the garage and suffered significant injuries, according to a report from the Rocklin Police Department.
A neighbor had witnessed the battery and tried to intervene, but he too was assaulted and injured. As the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle, the report said, he attempted to run over a witness who was calling the police.
Police later learned that after a road rage incident occurred, the suspect followed the victim to his residence where the physical assaults occurred in the victim's garage.
After a brief search of the area, officers located the suspect, 33-year-old Zubin Bogdanoff of Rocklin, and took him into custody without incident. He was booked at the Placer County Jail. The elderly victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
The Rocklin Police Department would like to thank the numerous witnesses whocalled the police department regarding this incident. Their phone calls, descriptions, and information led to the swift apprehension of a dangerous suspect, the report said.
Bogdanoff was arrested and booked on the following charges:
- Assault with a deadly weapon (not a firearm)
- Felony elder abuse with injury