A 23-year-old Amory man has been charged with child abuse.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received a report on Mach 25 that Justin Garza allegedly had abused a 3-year-old child at his home on New Road in Monroe County. The mother of the child filed the report and signed affidavits against Garza stating that he allegedly struck the child with an object leaving 14 marks on her legs. Garza was arrested on a warrant and charged with felony child abuse.
Garza of 30063 New Road, Amory, was charged with: felony child abuse He was arraigned in Monroe County Justice Court where Judge Robert Fowlkes set bond at $5,000. The case will be presented to the next grand jury in Monroe County.