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Taylorsville Man Charged With Felony Child Abuse [UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL VICTIM INFO 1:50 P.m.]
Roger Dale Adkins III
courtesy of Alexander Co. Sheriff's Office

Taylorsville Man Charged with Felony Child Abuse [UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL VICTIM INFO 1:50 p.m.]

25-year-old Roger Dale Adkins III of Taylorsville was arrested by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (April 6) on a charge of felony child abuse inflicting serious injury.

The charge stems from an ongoing investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office that began in late March of this year. Adkins is the biological father of the victim. Investigators believe the assault occurred at the father’s residence.

The child was approximately six-to-seven months old when the assaults occurred. Injuries sustained include multiple broken bones. The child is currently hospitalized.

Following his arrest, Adkins was given a $20,000 secured bond. A first appearance in Alexander County District Court is coming up on Monday (April 11).