Charles Medley was sentenced to three years' probation with a host of conditions, including attending parenting and aggression control classes. Violating the conditions could result in a four-year prison sentence. Medley pleaded guilty on Monday, Nov. 30, to three counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment.
On April 23, the then-15-week-old child arrived for a checkup at the hospital with suspicious injuries. X-rays and MRIs revealed multiple skull and leg fractures and a brain bleed.
The victim's mother spoke briefly by phone, asking the judge for leniency. She said her child had fully healed and the Department of Health and Human Services recently closed its case on the incident. She said her son looks forward to the regular video calls with his father in jail.