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Jonathon Wierstad (St. Croix County Jail photo)

Man charged with abusing toddler, who remains in critical condition

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HUDSON, Wis. -- A St. Paul man has been released on $25,000 bail from St. Croix County Jail after being charged April 10 with inflicting life-threatening injuries on a 3-year-old boy.


Jonathon D. Wierstad, 24, who was living in Hudson at the time, was arrested by Hudson police April 9 and has been charged with felony physical child abuse –- recklessly causing great bodily harm. He was living with the boy’s mother.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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