BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern Valley deputies have arrested a senior citizen in Lake Isabella.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office said that on Friday, at approximately 4:52 p.m., Kern Valley deputies responded to the 4200 block of Huth St. in Lake Isabella for a report of vandalism.
When deputies arrived, they found 50-year-old Jimmy Woods, of Lake Isabella, who was hit two times in the head with a hammer by Michael James Parker, 60, of Lake Isabella. Woods was transported to a hospital.
Deputies later found and arrested Parker, in his vehicle, in the 2000 block of Old Canal Road in Bodfish, where they also found ammunition.
KCSO said Parker is a convicted felon who cannot possess ammunition. Deputies obtained a search warrant for Parker's residence, where they also found several different calibers of ammunition as well as a .32 caliber revolver, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.
Parker was booked into the Kern County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, felon in possession of ammunition, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine for sales.
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