Weight: 165 lbs
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BRO
Location: DuPage County, Illinois
Total Bond: $5000
#1 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Broadview man accused of abusing his infant daughter
March 08, 2014|By Mitch Smith | Tribune reporter
A parolee was ordered held on $1 million bail Saturday after prosecutors said he abused his infant daughter, leaving her with a hemorrhaged liver, two fractured ribs, bruising and what appeared to be a bite mark.
Anton A. Walker, who was on parole from the Illinois Department of Corrections and was wanted on a DuPage County animal cruelty warrant, allegedly beat his 8-month-old daughter on Tuesday while the girl's mother was at work.
Assistant State's Attorney Sean Brady said Walker, 22, told officials he was the only one watching the girl at his home in the 1900 block of South 17th Avenue in west suburban Broadview while the mom was away. The mother returned that night to find the girl sleeping, Brady said, but noticed something was wrong when the infant didn't act normally the next morning.
Walker was arrested after the girl was taken to a hospital and doctors discovered the extent of her injuries. In addition to bruising on the head, face, back and arm, Brady said doctors found an abrasion on the baby's elbow that looked like a bite mark. The girl's prognosis wasn't indicated in court.
Online records show that Walker was paroled from prison last May and remains under supervision for a Will County drug conviction. He was previously imprisoned for theft, according to the IDOC website.
Walker appeared Saturday before Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. He’ll be back in court Tuesday.