Salisbury man jailed for charge of abusing 4-month-old infant

Published 5:05 pm Sunday, February 20, 2022

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was arrested Saturday for inflicting serious injuries on his 4-month-old infant.

Brandon Douglas Calloway, 33 was charged on Saturday for an offense on Feb. 17, according to a warrant for his arrest. Calloway is accused of intentionally inflicting the infant with multiple brain hematomas, which can involve bleeding inside of the skull and outside of the brain tissue, as well as injuring the infant’s spinal cord in two regions.

Calloway was charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

Calloway’s criminal history contains a handful of misdemeanor convictions for drug possession, driving with a revoked license and carrying a concealed weapon.

He was being held in the Rowan County Detention Center Sunday on a $1 million bond. Further information about his arrest wasn’t released.

About Carl Blankenship

Carl Blankenship has covered education for the Post since December 2019. Before coming to Salisbury he was a staff writer for The Avery Journal-Times in Newland and graduated from Appalachian State University in 2017, where he was editor of The Appalachian.

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