Friday, June 27, 2014

Dad arrested for abusing 3-month-old daughter (Bay County, Michigan)


Police: Bay County father arrested on charge abusing 3-month-old daughter

By Cole Waterman | on June 26, 2014 at 12:05 PM, updated June 27, 2014 at 10:37 AM

UPDATE: Father charged with life offense in 3-month-old daughter's alleged abuse

BANGOR TOWNSHIP, MI — A local man is in the Bay County Jail on a charge that he abused his 3-month-old daughter.

About 5:32 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, a Bay County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report of an infant not breathing at a home in the 3400 block of North Euclid Avenue. Upon arrival, the deputy and medical personnel found the girl on the floor with difficulty breathing.

The child's father said he was lying on a couch with the baby on his chest when she rolled off and fell to the floor, deputies report.

As medical personnel were treating the baby, they discovered several bruises inconsistent with a simple fall, deputies report. Investigators determined the father was responsible for the baby's injuries, they report.

Deputies arrested the father on a child abuse charge. He could be arraigned in Bay County District Court as early as Thursday afternoon.

The infant is in stable condition.