Cary Day Care Provider Charged with Battery to a Child

Alvin D. Santiago, 31, has been charged in connection to injuries sustained by a 3-month-old baby.


Cary Day Care provider Alvin D. Santiago, 31, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery to a child, according to the Cary Police Department. 

Santiago, of the 300 block of Ann Street, was charged following a six-week investigation by the Cary Police Department and the Department of Children and Family Services.

The case involves injuries against a three-month-old baby that occurred on Sept. 17, Cary Police said in a press release.

Authorities were called to Santiago's home that day for a report of a baby who was unconscious and not breathing. Santiago was a home daycare provider and responsible for the child when the incident took police, police said. 

It was determined the baby suffered significant head trauma consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome, police said. The child was transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for more intensive care.

Aggravated battery to a chld is a Class X Felony, police said.  

jeff October 27, 2012 at 09:20 AM
This guy will get no jail time but a 19 year old college kid that gets caught with a lb pot goes to prison for years!
cynthia December 10, 2012 at 03:12 PM
who in their right mind leaves their baby in the care of a man?


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »