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Mom’s boyfriend charged with abuse of Hudson toddler

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A St. Paul man is being held on $25,000 bail in St. Croix County Jail after being charged Thursday, April 10, with inflicting life-threatening injuries on a 3-year-old boy.


Jonathon D. Wierstad, 24, who was living at 917 St. Croix St. at the time of the incident, was arrested by Hudson police on April 9 and has been charged with felony physical child abuse –- recklessly causing great bodily harm.

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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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