Monday, May 21, 2018
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Police & Fire

Toledoan charged with child abuse

A Toledo man was being held in the Lucas County jail Thursday night, accused of slamming a toddler into the ground.

Walter Johnson, 32, of 1215 Peck St., is charged with child abuse. During a Thursday morning arraignment in Toledo Municipal Court, he was ordered to be held in lieu of $250,000.

Police allege that the girl, 2, was sitting unbuckled in a car seat Tuesday at 2299 Kent St. when the suspect picked up the seat and threw it, causing the girl to fall out.

She was admitted to a local hospital, police said.

In an unrelated incident Wednesday evening, police were called to a North Toledo apartment after a child fell out of a second-story window. According to a police, the 1-year-old woke up from a nap in a second-floor bedroom at 730 Walnut St. and crawled through an open window.

Lucas County Children Services is investigating.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2018 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…