‘Deadliest Catch’ star Jake Harris is recovering from his alleged shocking and brutal attack that left him with a cracked skull, and we’re wishing him a speedy recovery. Here are five things to know about the TV star.
1. Jake was allegedly horribly assaulted after leaving a Washington casino and thrown out of a moving car.
Jake Harris, 31, reportedly got into a major fight after he left Quil Ceda Creek Casino in Washington, according to the Herald Net. Jake got into a car and sometime during the ride, he was thrown out of the moving vehicle, suffering major bleeding and a cracked skull. He was sent to the hospital and was admitted into the ICU unit.
2. Jake didn’t want to go to the hospital after his attack.
Even though Jake suffered a cracked skull, he reportedly didn’t want to go to the hospital, according to reports. However, his family insisted he go on his behalf, and he was sent to the hospital. We’re so happy that his family made the right choice to have him get the help he needed!
3. Jake and his brother, Josh, man their late father Phil Harris’ ship, the Cornelia Marie.
Jake and Josh are the stars of Deadliest Catch, the hit Discovery Channel show that has been on since 2005. They also are now in charge of their late father, Phil Harris’, beloved ship Cornelia Marie. After Jake’s scary attack, Josh took to the show’s Facebook page to update fans on his condition.
4. The perpetrators behind Josh’s attack have not been identified yet.
Josh Harris told fans on Facebook that he said he knew who had reportedly attacked his brother — a couple who had run-ins with the law before. However, cops told KIRO 7 News that they wouldn’t name those two people as suspects, since the investigation is ongoing. Authorities are also trying to figure out the relationship between Josh and the people he got into a fight with.
5. Jake was arrested in 2010 for drunk driving.
Jake crashed his car in 2010, and was arrested and charged with driving drunk and hit-and-run in Seattle. He went to jail, with his bail set at $2,000. Cops said that he had rear-ended a car while driving under the influence.
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