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Auburn man arrested in stabbing at Rocklin mobile home park

Joseph Thomas Spera
Joseph Thomas Spera Rocklin Police Department

A 22-year-old Auburn man was arrested Monday in the stabbing of another man at a mobile home park in Rocklin.

Joseph Thomas Spera was booked on a charge of attempted murder in connection with the late Sunday afternoon stabbing at Royal Oaks Mobile Park.

Rocklin police, who hadn’t released the name of the victim, said officers found a man with stab wounds to the neck and face. The victim, still conscious, was taken by ambulance to Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael, according to Rocklin police Detective Bart Paduveris.

Spera surrendered to officers, who found him in Auburn on Memorial Day. He was taken to Placer County Jail, where he was being held in lieu of $150,000 bail.