• New Baden man appears on child abuse charge

    by  • January 9, 2013 • News

    A 23-year-old New Baden man is scheduled to appear in Clinton County Court today on a preliminary hearing relating to a class x child abuse case.

    James Michael Caskey was initially charged December 19, 2012 with Class X  aggravated battery to a child under 13, resulting in permanent disability to the child.

    He remains held in the Clinton County Jail, with bail set at $250,000. He has been appointed public defender Stewart Freeman to represent him.