Oceana County Deputies Arrest Mount Pleasant Man Accused Of Child Abuse

On Wednesday morning, Oceana County deputies were called to the Silver Lake State Park swimming area for a possible child abuse case.

Deputies say that a crowd of people saw a man drag his 5-year-old son into the water, holding his head under repeatedly.

After speaking with many witnesses, deputies arrested the 37-year-old Mount Pleasant man.

The man was arrested on one count of first-degree child abuse, and one count of fourth-degree child abuse.

He will be arraigned on July 20th.