Assault Seaside

The Seaside Police Department responded to a report of a physical disturbance at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, outside of the Bridge Tender Tavern, 554 Broadway. Upon officer’s arrival they found 42-year-old Justin Bush, of Seaside, bleeding from injuries sustained from an assault by two other males who had fled the area prior to police arrival.

According to police, Bush was treated for serious facial injuries at Providence Seaside Hospital and later released.

Police said one of the assailants, Kelsey Jason Scott, 33, of Warrenton, was known to Bush and arrested the same night. The other assailant was only known to Bush as “Danny” and further investigation led Seaside Detectives to Leonard “Danny” Tilton, 34, of Seaside, who was arrested on Feb. 13.

Both Scott and Tilton were arrested on second-degree assault charges, a felony, police said. The case remains under investigation by detectives and is being reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone who witnessed the incident described or has additional information about this case is asked to contact Det. Shauna Stelson of the Seaside Police Department at (503) 738-6311.


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