Transient indicted for stomping victim’s head, critically injuring him

Published 12:08 am Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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A 51-year-old Beaumont transient was indicted last week for allegedly stomping on another man’s head leaving him in critical condition.

Isaiah Fuentes was indicted for aggravated assault, which is a second degree felony for the June 25 altercation.

A Beaumont police officer stated he was self-dispatched to the area of Avenue C and Franklin for the assault, according to the probable cause affidavit.

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When he arrived he was told Fuentes had stomped on another man’s head, causing substantial injuries that left the victim unconscious.

The victim was taken to a hospital sedated and in critical condition.

Fuentes was taken into custody and brought to the police station to speak with detectives, the document read.

A witness identified Fuentes as the person who assaulted the victim.

Fuentes was arrested June 25 with bond set at $30,000. He remains in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.