Fontana Man Charged with Hate Crime in Baseball Bat Beating

Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, April 29, 2015

A 22-year-old man was charged Wednesday with attempted murder and a hate crime after police say he beat a man in Rialto with a baseball bat out of a desire to hurt someone who is not African American.

About 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jeremiah Bell encountered 54-year-old Armando Barron and struck him several times in the head with a bat, according to Sgt. Paul Stella of the Rialto Police Department.

The attack was “unprovoked” and “anyone who was not black was a target,” Stella said.

Barron remains hospitalized in grave condition, Stella said. The attack has left him paralyzed and comatose due to extensive brain injuries, according to the criminal complaint against Bell filed by the San Bernardino County district attorney’s office.



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  • Chip Carver

    All I can think of the “Dawn of Man” scene in “2001 A Space Odyssey” where one of the prehistoric forerunners of man figures out how to use a bone as a weapon.

  • Ronald

    I wonder whether the Government would have charged the African with a “hate” crime had his victim been a non-“Hispanic” White person?

    • Oil Can Harry

      I suspect the only reason they charged this slug is because he admitted it was a racially-oriented attack, thus forcing their hands.

      • Or they’re “hanging paper” – extra charges – so Bell will plead guilty to the original attempted murder count.

    • ElComadreja

      With a name like “Armando” he may have been.

  • Jason Lewis

    Concealled permit holder could have taken care of that properly.

    • John Smith

      Almost impossible to get in most of Kali, unless you’ve got friends in high places.

      • WR_the_realist

        I suspect the only people in the People’s Republic of California who get concealed carry permits are rich Hollywood liberals who publicly take an anti-gun position.

        • And rich politicians like Dianne Feinstein.

        • John Smith

          Anti-gun pols and major donors to the Sheriff’s election campaign also get them.

  • JackKrak

    I have to say that I kind of understand him – when I go out in public, I also seek out people who are not black

  • Tyrone Shoelaces

    Very odd. I grew up in Hemet, California. Elementary and Middle school, anyhow. We had a swim team, when I was a kid. The Dolphins. We swam against both Rialto and Fontana. Can’t remember the name of the Fontana team, but we swam against the Rialto River Rats. They sucked, Rialto was just a dried up little town, not much larger than Searchlight, Nevada (I went to High School in Boulder City, Nevada, and Harry Reid’s mongoloid inbred offspring attended my high school). The only thing that I really remember about Fontana is that the city was affluent enough (sarc) to afford a pool, but not heat for the pool, nor chlorine. One of the reasons we beat them was because the pool was so cold and full of algae that we just swam our asses off to get out of it.

    I imagine that Fontana and Rialto are nothing more than way places these days for meth, unless mexicans have taken over both.

    • LexiconD1

      Fontana is full of blacks, until Mexicans take over.

      • Spaniard in LA

        Being from Southern California , what has been your experience with Hispanics? I’m just curious since it’s so hard to avoid them.

        • Mack0

          I lived in Souther California for a while. My experience with Hispanics was mixed. Interactions with recent immigrants illegal or legal were generally positive experiences.

          Second and third generation often fall prey to the black thug culture and try to imitate it. Whatever kind of better life their parents hoped for they willingly throw away.

          In a way it’s understandable. Hispanics and blacks live in the same areas and I imagine Hispanics have to adopt thug culture to avoid predation by blacks.

        • LexiconD1

          I can’t avoid them, they’re like the plague.

          I worked grocery in South Central LA, Wilmington, and Compton. I watched thousand to millions of dollars spent by anchor babies, parents who REFUSE to learn the language. I got hit up DAILY for money by them in grocery parking lots, and gas stations, (I learned to NEVER EVER carry cash.) Twice, I got propositioned, like I’m a prostitute (I was wearing men shorts and a work shirt, hardly clothes one would wear to sell their body.) I saw filthy children
          (because personal hygiene is, apparently, not a thing in Hispanic communities.) I saw injured animals running through Hispanic
          neighborhoods, dogs left in yard to watch a toddler dressed in nothing more than a diaper. Babies and toddlers not strapped in car seats. The stealing, I caught a ton of them in the stores I worked at (and I didn’t work during customer hours all that often.) Public bathrooms with waded up used toilet paper, and tampons thrown on the floor (even when signs in Spanish and English asked them to throw them in the toilet or the provided trash can.) Take a look at the signs on business, written in ‘English’, the misspellings are atrocious. One sign, at a jewelery store, read, “Everything 10% oof”. I went in and told them that it’s “OFF’, it remained spelled wrong for months. Graffiti (which isn’t nearly as bad as it use to be.) Trash, and dirty diapers strewn in the streets, of ugly brightly colored (the reject color options in any hardware store) houses. Whole groups, men, women, children, walking in the middle of streets with no care in the world.

          This was in every single ‘Hispanic’ neighborhood I went to, no exceptions.

          Worse, I saw welfare fraud outside a store in Wilmington called Valu Plus, selling food stamps for pennies on
          the dollar. I called the police, and next month…nothing changed. They were still selling their food stamps. Right out in the open.

          Worse yet, was as a nurse…One of my first patients was a drive by victim. A non Hispanic gang member who was hit by stray bullets. He was incapacitated, and non verbal. He cried a lot though, especially when his very young daughter would come. His wife was pregnant with her when he was shot, and he never got to ‘see’ her.

          There is a lot more, but this is long enough.

          Where I live there aren’t any around (as far as I know, no blacks either), except gardeners (which mine is NOT). If I hear Mexican ‘music’ anywhere near me, I’ll call the police if after telling the person playing it (usually a gardener) to shut that (well crap is the nice word) off, doesn’t work. And, I deleted any channels on my fios that are in Spanish language. But, I can’t get near my beautiful park during a holiday, the trash, along with the filth, scummy RUDE ‘people’ make it impossible.

          And, I’ve made sure that my son understand there will be no ‘exotic’
          girlfriends, period. Although, my Mom does a much better job on that front (funny coming from a liberal, too.)

          Blacks are worse, but Hispanics aren’t that much better. When they manage to out breed us, it will become much much worse.

          • Lexonaut

            I live in Colorado. There are Hispanics and there are Mexicans. I don’t confuse the two groups.

          • LexiconD1

            I don’t, but we don’t JUST get Mexicans here. Those ‘children’ Obama is importing aren’t. So Hispanic is just the easiest term to use in describing the scum of Latin America coming here.

          • Lexonaut

            Fine, I just hate to see my neighbors lumped in with the low life. They’re house-proud, hard working and not on welfare. Most of them have roots in the USA going back to before the Revolutionary War. Some of them don’t even speak either Spanish or Mexican.

          • Whereabouts in CO? I’ve only actually met one of you, Mr. dd121. I’ll next pass through the Denver area sometime in June.

          • Lexonaut

            West of downtown. I’m reluctant to be more specific on Disqus but if you shoot an email to [myusername] at [myusername] dot com I’ll fill you in.

          • WR_the_realist

            Hispanics have in fact, managed to out breed whites. They now outnumber whites in California and Hispanic children greatly outnumber white children. The process is repeating in other parts of the country.

          • LexiconD1

            Ha, you’re preaching to the choir. When my son was born in 1997, he was the only blond in the entire hospital nursery. I think that’s when I began to know just how bad it is.

          • I saw one Greaserita peddling home-made food on the streets here in Colorado Springs, and called the city health department on her. She was originally doing it in the Home Depot parking lot, and I first called their manager and asked him what the liability situation would look like if she made someone sick while selling food on their property.

            Haven’t seen that gal in years.

            I call this approach “total hostility”. If I see a Mex breaking any sort of law at all, I call the cops or whomever else is appropriate. If the host community won’t tolerate the invaders, I reckon they won’t stay.

          • Spaniard in LA

            My experience has been mixed. I’ve also seen a lot of what you just mentioned and yes it pisses me off. Don’t these people realize where they are at. Several weeks ago I went grocery shopping and the Amerindian lady in front of purchased $300 dollars worth of groceries with an EBT card. Of course she had 3 kids no older than 4 years old. I really hate that!

            Most of my Hispanic aquaintances/friends are from 3-7 generation Mexican American who speak no Spanish and most don’t give a damn about Mexico. Some of my neighbors are 3rd generation middle class Hispanics and I’ve never had a problem with them. It’s the new arrivals that feel entitled to our money that I have a problem.

          • Spaniard in LA

            Another thing is I really don’t feel threatened when I’m around them. It’s not like being around a bunch of Blacks. One of my favorite restaurants is in East LA and on several occasions I’ve taken my wife and kids. I’ve never had a problem with them but then again a lot of them have a good percentage of European blood.

      • Tyrone Shoelaces

        Odd how a small desert town could attract blacks. They hate the desert. Are there government jobs in Fontana? Again, I grew up in Hemet, in the late ’70’s, and there were virtually no blacks in Hemet, back then.

  • Here’s my lovely diversity for ya–Jeremiah Bell. Nice forehead tat:

  • Tannenbaum

    Gosh, I must have missed this shocking story. It was all over the national governmedia “news,” wasn’t it?

  • pcmustgo

    So victim was most likely Hispanic, right?

  • JohnEngelman

    If I had a son he would not look like Jeremiah Bell.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      We certainly would hope not.

    • Johann Wald

      Of course not. He’d look like one of these FCTA kids (Future Chicken Twirlers of American).

    • Light from the East

      But I am not sure if Obama had had a son.

  • MekongDelta69

    They’re rioting in Baltimore over this story…

    Oh wait

    Never mind…

  • guest

    I doubt liberals will ever realize that. They could fall victim at the hands of black criminals and if they survive, they would blame themselves and sympathize with the black criminals who tried to murder them. They’re not capable of logic, common sense, or accepting reality for how it is.

    • Mack0

      That’s exactly what happened when some SJW white college kid was robbed. He blamed himself.

  • Donald

    One of the more intense race wars in the U.S. is between Blacks and Hispanics (esp. in California.)

    Demographics be changing in da hood.

  • John Smith

    I can only hope the esés reciprocate against any negroes they find.

    • Spaniard in LA

      You know they will. Once the Mexican Mafia hears about this they’ll send their foot soldiers on a retaliation spree. They don’t suffer from White guilt.

      • Lexonaut

        “They don’t suffer from White guilt.”

        My neighbors are about 40% Hispanic. I’m very glad of this.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    This would literally be the biggest story in the whole world if a white did this to a black.

    • Susannah

      Yes, it appears when a black commits a vicious crime against a non-black, it warrants only minimal local coverage. A Google search indicates that nearly all media outlets covering this were in Southern California.

    • Lexonaut

      A white did do this to a black. But it was 150 years ago, in Africa, and he used the butt of an Enfield rifle, not a baseball bat.

      • BernieGoetzFan

        Yeah, because the xenophobic African was charging him with a spear!
        In any event, you seem fine with the daily robberies, rapes and murders done by racist blacks against non-blacks. But unlike whites, Mexicans retaliate. So don’t cry when a random black is attacked.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Ugh. Who wants to get hit in the head several times with a baseball bat and live?

    Death and life go hand in hand. Pointless cruelty that last a natural lifetime is an abomination.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    Victim of the hate crime. 54-year-old Armando Barron.

    • Spaniard in LA

      You know retaliation is coming. Several years ago a black male shot 3 Hispanic boys with an AK47, the youngest was 10 years old. Hispanics retaliation was so brutal that former OJ prosecutor Chris Darden filed a lawsuit against the LA county Sheriffs. During the press conference Darden stated that “blacks should be protected against Hispanic mobs.”

      • Samuel Hathaway

        When the chips are down, Chris Darden is just another black doing what he does naturally. Any word from Mr. Darden about how groups of Hispanic boys should be protected from black males who go around shooting them with AK-47s? I didn’t think so.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    If the First-Muslim-In-Chief had a son, he would look and act like Jeremiah Bell.

  • Let’s see: we have a poor dude who had 11 years left as a taxpayer before retirement at 65, who will now be a brain-damaged cripple, assuming he survives. We also have a 22 year-old Bongopithicene who doesn’t know who was paying the income taxes that support his “gibsmedat” programs.

    Dey gots ta be haben da gnome sayin, gnome sayin’? Except none of these oxygen-wasters know who’s paying for it all.

  • Riverside is rapidly falling to the Mexicans.

  • Evette Coutier

    It’s open season on whites.

    • ElComadreja

      Has been since the mid-60’s.

    • Light from the East

      Weather gets warmer.

  • Light from the East

    Based on the FBI crime data, blacks are 9 times (900%) more likely to attack on whites than the opposite. But hate crime for blacks who attacking whites is way much less than the opposite we see on most media.

    • Those percentages really aren’t close to being rooted in reality. The true percentages are actually much, much higher. Everything that is recorded and used for statistics by various agencies is done in a way that lessens the culpability of black perps of interracial attacks, while overstating and misrepresenting the number of actual White perps of interracial crime.

      If you ever want to prove this to yourself or someone else, then start researching all of these supposed White-on-black crimes and see how long it takes before you run into a wall where you can’t find much evidence to substantiate the claims, or find that the details of the crimes have been twisted in a way to make it look like some White person(s) just randomly and violently attacked innocent blacks just going about their business on an average day. I’ve challenged countless people to provide evidence that blacks aren’t at least 25 times more likely to attack Whites than vice versa. Not a single person lasts more than a few exchanges of us comparing notes and providing the actual details. In reality, when it comes to blacks vs non-Hispanic Whites, the black ratio of interracial violent crimes is probably closer to 90 times more likely than 9 times more likely.

  • LexiconD1

    As I thought. It’s been a while…thanks.

  • Tyrone Shoelaces

    Rancho Cucamonga–is that the fabled “Cucamonga?” Frank Zappa lived there.

    • Lexonaut

      Yes. The place also figured in Bugs Bunny cartoon signposts.

    • LexiconD1

      You wouldn’t want to ‘live’ in any of the areas in the song ‘valley girl’ droned on about.

      and, the mall is on deadmalls list.

    • My favorite place names were in Australia. Who can beat “Wooloomooloo”?

      • Hilis Hatki

        ronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand.

        Not as fun to say as Wooloomooloo

  • Tyrone Shoelaces

    Loma Linda. When I was in the grocery business, and worked in the produce department, the spics would always ask where the “yerba buena” was located. In spanish, of course. I would always tell them that it was halfway between yorba linda and loma linda, in english. Always made them grumpy.

  • Bell better be hoping right now that his victim survives, because if Barron doesn’t, Bell is completely screwed with a hate crime enhancement on a murder charge.

  • Mosaic

    While I was watching the highlights of Texas Rangers – Oakland Athletics, this caught my eyes

    Men in Asia think all American women look like this, and all American women walk around in public wearing something similar to what this Victoria’s Secret model is wearing.

    Photo source – Victoria’s secret website
    Video source – Texas Rangers official website

  • Michael Robert Ryan

    This sort of thing doesn’t happen east of the Colorado. I think you all know why.