Saturday, September 22, 2012

DA's Office: Defendant Tried and Convicted for Abusing 3 Year-Old Child

Timothy John Long
CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Timothy John Long, 28, was found guilty of felony child abuse after a jury trial this week. The trial began on Monday, September 17, in courtroom 5130 of the Mecklenburg County Courthouse before The Honorable R. Allen Baddour, Jr., Superior Court Judge.

On August 12, 2010, Long assaulted a three-year-old child for whom he was supposed to be caring. The child, who had a developmental disability, was admitted to Levine Children’s Hospital with a skull fracture.
The jury returned the guilty verdict late Wednesday afternoon. Judge Baddour sentenced Long to the maximum term allowed by North Carolina law: 31-47 months in prison.