A 30 year old Allegan County man's being held on bond, awaiting his preliminary exam on child abuse charges.
The Wayland State Police post said Joshua Lee Newton from Allegan was arrested by a trooper yesterday. His girlfriend reported that her four year old son had been burned with a cigarette lighter. Newton's been ordered held on a $25,000 bond as he faces Child Abuse, second and third degree counts.
If he's found guilty, Newton could be sentenced to up to ten years in prison.