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Crime

June 10, 2014

Police: Father threw trash can in child’s face

RICHMOND — Two people were arrested Sunday after Richmond Police were told a father had thrown a trash can into his 4-year-old son’s face.

As police responded to a Michelle Drive home, a car driven by Derrick Onan, 30, also arrived. In the back seat, officers found a child, not in a safety seat, with two black eyes, bruises on his nose and forehead and a fresh cut on the bridge of his nose, according to Police Chief Larry Brock.

An investigation “established that on the previous day, Onan had thrown a trash can at the child and struck him in the face,” Brock said.

The child was transported to Baptist Health Richmond for examination, where police met with the mother, Ashley D. Stamper, 26, also of Michelle Drive, and learned that Stamper was aware of the incident Saturday but failed to report it or seek medical attention for the child, the chief said. She also left the child in Onan’s care, he added.

Police contacted state child protective services who took custody of the injured child and another child in the home.

Both Onan and Stamper were charged with first-degree criminal abuse and taken to the Madison County Detention Center.

Onan was additionally charged with fourth-degree assault, failure to use a child restraint device in a vehicle and failure to wear seat belts.

Onan remained in jail Tuesday evening under a $1,000 cash bond. Stamper was released early Monday morning, according to jail personnel.

Man charged with crashing car into gas station

Harold J. Thomas, 57, of Kristen Drive, was charged with several offenses Monday in connection the crashing of a vehicle into the Merrick Shell convenience store May 26.

According to the police report, a vehicle was driven into the store’s front, damaging the building and merchandise. Two passengers fled the scene on foot, but the driver managed to dislodge the vehicle and drive away.

A week later, police located the suspect vehicle on Kristen Drive and impounded it.

When Thomas attempted to retrieve the impounded vehicle Monday, he was interviewed by police and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence.

He was booked into the detention center from which he was released Tuesday, according to the jail’s online records.

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