Father arrested after four-month old has shaken baby syndrome injuries.
On January 16, 2018, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) stationed out of SP Clarence arrested Joseph T. Jurek, 28 of Alden, NY for Assault 1st degree (B Felony), Reckless Assault of a Child (D Felony), Criminal Possession of Marijuana 3rd degree (E Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
On January 7, 2018, Troopers stationed out of SP Clarence responded to Exchange Street in the town of Alden for a medical call of a four-month old child that had fallen. Troopers were assisted with Alden EMS at the residence. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital by the parents. Further investigation by the BCI determined that the child suffered from bilateral subdural hemorrhages which was a result of shaken baby syndrome. Jurek was arrested and processed at SP Clarence and arraigned at the Village of Alden Court. Jurek was remanded to the Erie County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.