Guilty plea in injuries to baby in Charles City

Criminal complaint says child was "dropped, shaken, and slapped."

Posted: Nov 10, 2017 12:39 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A central Man is pleading guilty to child endangerment in Floyd County.

18-year-old Nathan Douglas Jacobson of Boone was charged in November 2016 after Charles City police said a baby under Douglas’ supervision suffered multiple injuries and an altered mental state as a result of being dropped, shaken, and slapped. Jacobson was picked up on a warrant in Boone County in December 2016.

A sentencing hearing is set for January 8, 2018 in Floyd County District Court.

Child endangerment is a class “D” felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

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