Man arrested for two counts of Child Abuse

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 10:17:45-04

SHERWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man, 24, is in custody facing two counts of Child Abuse after an infant had to be transported to the hospital for “non-accidental” head trauma.

Police responded to the incident in the 200 block of Wheatfield in Sherwood Township where they found the abused 7-month-old.

James William Smith was taken into custody.

The infant was transferred to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the child’s current health status is unknown.