BONIFAY ó A Bonifay woman was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with one count of aggravated child abuse after authorities received a call involving an unresponsive infant.


BONIFAY ó A Bonifay woman was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with one count of aggravated child abuse after authorities received a call involving an unresponsive infant.



Bonifay Police Department and Holmes County EMS responded at about 3:30 a.m. to a home on Aretta St. and transported a five-week-old infant to Doctors Memorial Hospital. The infantís condition warranted a transfer to Gulf Coast Medical Center and then another to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where the infant is undergoing further medical testing and treatment.



Bonifay Police Department said the infant suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. A warrant was issued for a first degree felony arrest of the infantís mother.



Tracey N. Dean, 23, was booked in Holmes County Jail Monday afternoon with a $35,000 bond.  



Authorities ask anyone with information concerning this or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers of Holmes County at 1-866-689-8477 or the Bonifay Police Department at 850-547-3661.