Vandalia man charged with injuring 1-year-old

Bond has been set at $150,000 for a Vandalia man accused of causing serious injury to a 1-year-old child.
Robert A.C. Stombaugh was arrested on Monday night and charged on Tuesday with four felonies after an incident at a Vandalia home.
According to Vandalia Police, officers were called to a home in the 300 block of South Fourth Street for a report of a disturbance.
Stombaugh was taken into custody after allegedly throwing a rock through a window of a vehicle at that home. A 1-year-old child in the vehicle reportedly sustained injuries to the eyes and face.
Stombaugh, 29, has been charged by the office of Fayette County State’s Attorney Joshua Morrison with aggravated battery of a child causing permanent disability, a Class X felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison.
He also has been charged with aggravated battery of a child causing bodily harm, a Class 3 felony punishable by up to five years in prison.
Stombaugh also faces Class 3 felony charges of possession or use of a weapon by a felon and possession of less than 5 grams of methamphetamine.
Misdemeanor charges of possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia have also been filed by Morrison’s office.
Stombaugh is scheduled to make his first appearance in court with legal counsel on Oct. 29.

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