A man who allegedly hit his eighth-grade son in the face after a basketball game at Lakeville South High School is facing new charges. Thisweek newspapers says the Dakota County Attorney's Office has charged Steven Ohara Wilson with malicious punishment of a child and child neglect (both gross misdemeanors). That comes on top of a charge of misdemeanor domestic assault.
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Dad arrested for allegedly punching son after basketball game
Other adults stepped in after seeing a man reportedly hit his son in the face after his team lost a basketball game at Lakeville South High School in the Twin Cities. The man from Eagan is facing charges for domestic assault.
Lakeville dad who abandoned son avoids prison, sentenced to probation
The Lakeville man convicted of abandoning his 11-year-old son last summer was sentenced to probation up to two years Wednesday and must pay more than $2,500 in restitution. A Dakota County jury found 60-year-old Steven Cross guilty of neglect, a gross misdemeanor, for leaving his son and fleeing to California in July of 2011. If Cross violates his probation, KARE 11 reports he could be sent to jail for a year.
Lakeville dad on trial Monday over child neglect charges
Steven Alexander Cross is accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son at home and driving off to California. He could face a year in jail on a gross misdemeanor charge. Cross, an unemployed architect, said he burned through his savings and had just $1,000 when he left.
Lakeville dad who abandoned his son agrees to joint custody
Steven Cross was convicted in January of child neglect for abandoning his 11-year-old boy before fleeing to California. WCCO reports the boy's mother will also start spending time with her son.
Dad who abandoned son working on joint custody deal
At a child protection hearing, Steven Cross agreed to work on a joint-custody arrangement with the mother of his 11-year-old son. Cross was convicted of child neglect after he drove to California last summer, leaving the boy a note telling him to stay with friends.
Runaway Lakeville dad reunites with abandoned son
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Dad charged after allegedly attacking son's hockey coach
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