Alfalfa County man charged with child abuse
September 16, 2020
An Alfalfa County man has been charged with child abuse involving his grandchild.
According to court records, on June 4 Alfalfa County Sheriff Rick Wallace told Deputy Ryan Madden he had received a report of the alleged physical abuse of a 22-month-old infant by her grandfather Travis Barton at a residence in Driftwood.
Wallace stated the child, along with two older siblings had been staying with Travis and his wife at their Driftwood residence for the past couple of months. The infant’s mother picked up the children on June 3 late in the afternoon to travel back to their home in Lamar,...