Newell Couple Charged With 30 Counts Of Child Abuse
by KDLT News
October 21, 2013 2:54 PM
A couple from Newell has been charged with multiple counts of child abuse.
Wendel Reed Hiland Jr. and Jessica Hiland each face thirty counts of abuse of a minor child.
Each charge carries a maximum sentence of ten years in prison and, or a 25,000 dollar fine.
Charges stem from incidents that occurred in a Newell residence from August through October of this year.
This case is being investigated by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation.
Anyone with additional information regarding alleged abuse is encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.