CERES, Calif. (CBS13) — Residents said they were shocked to see an online video of a fight between two teens that took place in their neighborhood, allegedly after a mother convinced the two boys to fight in her front yard.

The Ceres Police Department arrested 33-year-old Jennifer Zuniga, the mother of one of the boys, after a YouTube video apparently showed her egging the teens on and screaming obscenities as the fight progressed.

Authorities said Wednesday that Zuniga confronted the other 14-year-old boy after he and her son had a verbal argument at school.

“She was able to convince this young man to follow them so they can, quote, ‘handle it,’” said Sgt. Jose Berber, “which means, duke it out.”

Zuniga and a number of bystanders cheered the teens on as they brawled for several minutes. The fight ended when a Good Samaritan stepped between the boys, which likely prevented serious injuries, police said.

A tipster told investigators about the YouTube video, titled “Homie vs. Rito,” and detectives quickly identified the participants and arrested Zuniga.

“It scares me to know that was happening on my front lawn,” said Chris Brewer, who lives next door.

Zuniga bailed out of jail on charges of misdemeanor child endangerment and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Nobody answered the door at her home Wednesday.

The teens aren’t facing any charges in the incident.

Comments (12)
  1. Marc Sac says:


    1. Marc Sac says:

      Might I Laugh Forever, MILF. What the hell were you thinking? Lets try to keep this blog somewhat classy people.

  2. Bradley Winchell says:

    Come on Mom! Have another drink. What do you want for your son if he wins the fight? Perhaps a drive by? Get a grip. Old School Fist fights have turned into shootings or beat downs from who ever gets a whipping. Did you not think ahead?

    1. Anthony says:

      Because people are cowards. As I grew up I knew that if I had to fight so be it. Win or lose accept it and move on. You can fight a person and respect them, win or lose.

      1. JB says:

        too bad the other person doesnt always feel that way, and then comes back with guns. respect isnt earned through fist fights, rather the ability to avoid them. the only people who think they can punch respect out of someone are cowards and idiots.

  3. Monica says:

    I would call this the “norm” for low lifes that never grew up, which Latino or not, is quite common in all different ethnicities. She just happens to be a latino low life. What a terrible mother.

    1. Alicia M. Ramirez says:

      Thank you Monica…..James seems to think only latinos act this way when in reality there are low lifes in every nationality

  4. Alicia M. Ramirez says:

    and you white folks dont fight??? A** H***!!!!

    1. Bradley Winchell says:

      Can’t we all just get along?

  5. Georgi Jermain Gill says:

    Wow, a White woman BEING THAT IGNORANT……. no way, it must be snowing in hell! LOL

  6. betty says:

    james you are an idiot!

  7. Millie says:

    Its not about her race but wow. How immature of her. Especially on her property. Wouldnt you want to led the way you live the way you make it. I gusse we can find the teens who skipp school at her house too.

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