Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Travis Weber, 28, of New Milford, on charges of Aggravated Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
According to authorities, on Feb. 6th, the New Milford Police responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive infant who was not breathing.
Officials say the infant was transported to the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. Following a medical evaluation, physical injuries on the infant’s head were noted that were indicative of trauma. An investigation was initiated by the New Milford Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit.
During the investigation, it was learned that the infant had been in the custody of Weber when the injuries occurred according to police.
As a result of the investigation, police on Feb. 14th charged Weber with one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He was placed under arrest for the above charges and is being held pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing in Hackensack, to be determined according to police.
Officials say the infant has been released from Valley Hospital and is in the custody of family members.