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Man Arrested after Critically Injuring his Five Month Old Child

Post Date:11/22/2019 1:17 PM

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2019


Man Arrested after Critically Injuring his Five Month Old Child


Bloomington, IL – On Tuesday, 11/19/2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Bloomington and Normal Fire Departments responded to a residence on Willedrob Road in Bloomington for an unresponsive five month old child. The rescue team rendered aid and transported the child initially to OSF St. Joseph's Medical Center in Bloomington. The child was then transported that same day to OSF Children's Hospital in Peoria where the child still remains in critical condition. Bloomington Police Department officers were later called to OSF St. Joseph's Medical Center to investigate the child's injuries.


On Thursday afternoon, 11/21/19, Bloomington detectives arrested Jordan D. Powe, 27, of Bloomington, in regards to this incident.


Jordan Powe was charged by the McLean County State's Attorney today with:

-Aggravated domestic battery

-Aggravated battery of a child under 13 years old that caused a permanent disability


His bond is $400,000 - 10% to apply.


This incident is still under investigation and no more information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BPD Detective Paul Jones at 309-434-2548 ( Incident report #201915614.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


All suspect(s) are innocent unless proven guilty in the court of law.


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