Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Mom arrested after boyfriend beats 11 month old baby

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Village of Newark woman for Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Kaitlyn C. Brazo, 23, of 760 Apt. 2 Blue Cut Road in the Village of Newark, was arrested after an investigation was initiated by Wayne County Child Protective Services.

It is alleged that Brazo’s live-in boyfriend, Brandon L. Morris, age 23 of the same address, physically injured an eleven month old baby while he was babysitting the child on two separate occasions. He was charged with Assault in the second degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Brazo failed to protect the child from further injury and allowed Morris to continue to care for the child while she was not home.

The baby was injured on his back, causing bleeding, and later scaring on several areas of the child’s back.
He was arraigned in the Town of Lyons Court, and was remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash/ $5,000 bond. A Stay Away Order of Protection was issued for the child
Brazo had knowledge that Morris caused the injuries and failed to report it to police or seek medical attention for the injuries.

Morris was arrested on May 12th 2017 for the Assault on the child. Brazo was arraigned in the Village of Newark Court, and was released to reappear at a later date. An order of protection was issued protecting the minor child.