A man is in critical condition after being struck in the head with a large tree branch, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Officers responded to a reported assault at the 600 block of East California Avenue just after 8 a.m. Monday. They located a man who was suffering from a head injury, and he was taken to an area hospital where he was in critical condition as of Monday evening.

Officers eventually located suspect Jesus Reyes, 35, who was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Hernandez at 326-3501, or the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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Mr. Knowitall sees no humor in a fellow human being getting assaulted. Ted Bundy used a tree “log” to massacre students at a Florida sorority house. Could be described as a tree branch. Likely what Bako savage wielded. Not so funny.

It appears the hate that Trump has utilized to amp up his party “base” is showing its fangs here.

Follow Hitler just like the Germans did. Now Germany acts like murdering millions was only Adolf’s fault. Careful whom you follow. God is watching. Explain to him one day why you embraced the hate. He ain’t gonna like your excuse.


10 day waiting period and background checks to trim an oak.

Inconvenient Truth

California needs to immediately implement a massive deforestation program.

"Guns don't kill people; Trees kill people."

Let's do it for the children...


Yeah! And then the doves would have no where to hide! Even easier massacre! Afterward, we could all go to the Pyreneese and get druck!

How about a thought for the man who was murdered? Come on Bakersfield!


You probably cant kill 10 people in 30 seconds with a tree branch. Just ban all assault tree branches.

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