Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dad charged with assaulting 7-week-old baby (Grants Pass, Oregon)

Dad is identified as KEVIN "TONY" MCCAGE. No mention of a mother in the home.


Grants Pass Man Arrested On Child Abuse Charges
Posted Tuesday, January 13th 2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the Oregon State Police Major Crimes Section in Central Point was notified of an injured seven-week-old infant who had been transported to Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland two days earlier with critical injuries. The infant was initially transported to Three Rivers Medical Center and after successful resuscitation efforts transferred to Doernbecher's in Portland where the child is still under medical care.

OSP Detectives in Central Point started an investigation into the incident and subsequently requested assistance from OSP Major Crimes Detectives in Portland to contact the child's father at the hospital. After being interviewed by OSP Detectives, the child's father, identified as Kevin 'Tony' McCage, age 27, was taken into custody on charges related to the child's injuries.

McCage was transported by Oregon State Police troopers to Grants Pass where he was lodged at the Josephine County Jail on charges of Assault in the first degree and Criminal Mistreatment in the first degree.