Burley Man Sentenced for Battery on 5 Month Old
Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Cassia County District Judge Michael Crabtree handed down a sentence against Michael Carnes on Tuesday November 25. Carnes was found guilty of Aggravated Battery.
Court records indicate that on March 20, 2013 Carnes assaulted a 5 month old boy, causing a skull fracture, bleeding on the brain, and bruising on his body. Judge Crabtree placed Carnes with the Idaho Department of Correction’s retained jurisdiction program. If Carnes successfully completes the program he will be placed on 15 years of supervised probation.
If not, he could be sent to prison for 15 years, five of those fixed without a hearing. In addition, the judge imposed a civil judgment of $5,000 and gave 60 days for the prosecution to file any restitution requests.