Thursday, April 4, 2013

Dad held on child abuse charges (Jackson County, Florida)

Dad is identified as STEVE HAWES, JR.

Jackson County Man Held on Child Abuse Charges

Posted: Apr 04, 2013 11:22 AM EDT
Updated: Apr 04, 2013 11:22 AM EDT

By Ken McVay

On 03/08/13 investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office began investigating a physical child abuse case. The investigation revealed the child had been abused by his father, Steve Hawes, Jr.

On 03/12/13 a medical examination was conducted on the child at Dr. Goff's Office, which confirmed recent physical abuse had occurred.

On 04/01/13 an arrest warrant was obtained for Steve Hawes Jr., and on 04/01/13 Hawes was taken into custody without incident for one count of aggravated child abuse.