A convicted felon not allowed to possess ammunition was booked into the Kern County Jail early Sunday morning 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, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Michael James Parker, 60, hit Jimmy Woods, 50, in the head with a hammer twice at the 4200 block of Huth St. in Lake Isabella at 4:52 p.m. authorities said
Deputies arriving at the scene first found Woods, who was taken to the hospital. They then found Parker in his vehicle in the 2000 block of Old Canal Road in Bodfish, about three miles away from the assault. In the car, deputies found ammunition.
After obtaining a search warrant for Parker's home, in the same area where he was found in his vehicle, deputies found several different calibers of ammunition, a .32 caliber revolver, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine, authorities said.
The sheriffs said Parker was a convicted felon not allowed to possess ammunition.