Oelwein man arrested and charged for dropping and punching an infant
FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - An Oelwein man was arrested on March 4 after officials say he dropped an infant and punched him causing serious injuries.
In a criminal complaint, officials said the child had skull and rib fractures, retinal hemorrhages and multiple bruises.
Officials said 26-year-old Jacob Wesley Smith admitted that on the evening of January 31 and the morning of February 1, he dropped the infant on a futon and punched him in the head with a closed fist.
Smith faces charges of willful injury with serious injuries.
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