Sullivan Man Arrested After Injuring Infant

(SULLIVAN) – Indiana State Police arrested a Sullivan man after a month-old infant suffered life-threatening injuries.

Dalton Arnold

Police arrested 24-year-old Dalton Arnold on felony charges of battery resulting in serious bodily injury causing a protracted loss or impairment and neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury.

ISP began their investigation on May 21, 2019 after the baby was taken by ambulance from the Sullivan County Hospital Emergency room to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Police say Arnold was the live-in boyfriend and was staying with the infant when the baby was hurt.

The Sullivan County Prosecutor issued a warrant for his arrest on Thursday. Arnold was arrested Friday morning without incident and is being held in the Sullivan County Jail on a $60,000 bond.