Sheriff: Cresson Man jailed after hammer attack on mother

Jacob Dwight Farren, 30, of Cresson, is in the Parker County Jail, accused of attacking his 54-year-old mother with a hammer Tuesday night, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office. Farren is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon ($75,000 bond), spokeswoman Danie Huffman stated. The victim was struck in the head and upper body with the hammer, and Farron also used his thumbs in an attempt to gouge out his mother’s eyes, Huffman said. The woman was treated and released at an area hospital.