Woman accused of injuring child resumes imprisonment after violating terms of bond

Twenty-four-year-old Brownwood resident Dedra Crider, who was indicted in 2014 for allegedly hurting her infant son, was ordered back to prison by Brown County Court-at-Law Judge Sam Moss, who is the sitting judge of the 35th District Court, after Crider violated the terms of her bond.

Moss had Crider rearrested on Thursday, April 21 and increased her bail from $25,000 to $75,000. This ruling came after it was found by officials that Crider had not only been using marijuana and methamphetamine, but also leaving her home while under house arrest.

Crider received an indictment in November 2014 for allegedly hurting her infant son by “shaking the child or throwing the child or causing blunt force trauma”. Said infant was taken from her custody when he was five-months-old, court records showed.

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