Man Arrested for Aggravated Child Abuse

The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit arrested a man for aggravated child abuse after the investigation showed him responsible for serious injuries to his 2-month old son.

On July 10th, 2021, the Cape Coral Police Department was called to the home of Austin Meyers (W/M, DOB: 3-28-94) after family members reported concerns for the well-being of his 2-month old son.

The CCPD’s Major Crimes Unit responded, and the investigation revealed serious injuries to the baby as a result of abuse at the hands of Meyers. It was also discovered Meyers had battered the mother during her pregnancy.

Meyers was placed under arrest and charged with cruelty toward a child (aggravated child abuse) a first degree felony, as well as aggravated battery (offender knew victim to be pregnant), a second degree felony. He was transported to the Lee County Jail.

ARRESTED:  Austin James Meyers, W/M, DOB: 3-28-94, of Cape Coral FL.  CHARGES:  Cruelty Toward a Child (Aggravated Child Abuse), Aggravated Battery (Offender Knew Victim To Be Pregnant)
ARRESTED: Austin James Meyers, W/M, DOB: 3-28-94, of Cape Coral FL.
CHARGES: Cruelty Toward a Child (Aggravated Child Abuse), Aggravated Battery (Offender Knew Victim To Be Pregnant)

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