Watch the incident that could send a mentally ill Atascadero man to jail

A 32-year-old schizophrenic Atascadero man suffering a mental health crisis in November 2017 struck a technician at San Luis Obispo County's psychiatric health facility. He now faces two misdemeanors charges and up to a year in County Jail.
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A 32-year-old schizophrenic Atascadero man suffering a mental health crisis in November 2017 struck a technician at San Luis Obispo County's psychiatric health facility. He now faces two misdemeanors charges and up to a year in County Jail.

Matt Fountain is The Tribune’s courts and investigations reporter. A San Diego native, Fountain graduated from Cal Poly’s journalism department in 2009 and cut his teeth at the San Luis Obispo New Times before joining The Tribune as a crime and breaking news reporter in 2014.