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Post Falls Father Arrested For Felony Injury To A Child

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20 year old Jeremiah D. Weaver was arrested for Felony Injury To A Child On Tuesday night after his child was found with serious trauma 20 year old Jeremiah D. Weaver was arrested for Felony Injury To A Child On Tuesday night after his child was found with serious trauma
POST FALLS, Idaho - A 20-year-old father has been arrested in Post Falls after his four-month old child was found unconscious on Tuesday night. 

Officers say they responded to the home in the 1900 block of E. Coeur d'Alene Avenue after the father called to say he found his child in the back bedroom unresponsive and not breathing. Officers immediately started first-aid and paramedics later arrived and observed possible bruising to the back of the child's head.

After additional examination at the Kootenai Medical Center, doctors located serious head trauma and the child was airlifted to Sacred Heart in Spokane to undergo emergency surgery. 

While inside the apartment in Post Falls, Officers found drug paraphernalia and noticed a strong smell of marijuana. Officers questioned the father, identified as 20-year-old Jeremiah D. Weaver of Post Falls, but he denied doing anything wrong. 

Weaver was taken to the Post Falls Police Department for more questioning. After speaking with detectives, Weaver was arrested for Felony Injury to a Child and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

Weaver is currently being held on a $100,000 bond. 

The exact condition of the child is unknown. 

This is a developing story, and we will update it with more information as soon as possible. 
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