Kenneth Kerpa III.
ONTARIO – The stepfather of a 2-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday night for assaulting and severely injuring the child.
Kenneth Kerpa III, 20, was charged with first-degree assault, third-degree assault and first-degree criminal mistreatment – all felonies.
He was lodged in the Malheur County Jail after he was arraigned in Malheur County Circuit Court Thursday.
Kerpa’s bail is $80,000.
Dave Goldthorpe, Malheur County district attorney, said the police were called to an apartment in the . . .