Bond conditions given in Joplin child abuse case

Bond conditions given in Joplin child abuse case
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Adam Duncan, 28, of Joplin, appears in court on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 for a preliminary hearing. He’s charged with two counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.

A judge changed his ‘no bond’ to a $250,000 cash or surety bond. If Duncan is bonded out, he will be place on house arrest with an ankle monitor, can only leave that house for medical care, court dates and attorney appointments, can’t have contact with the alleged victim or anyone under 16-years-old and is not allowed to possess or consume alcohol.

Authorities arrested Duncan and Haley Simpson for allegedly abusing a 4-year-old, hitting the child and leaving visible bruises.

Simpson is scheduled to be in court in March. She is also charged with two counts of Abuse or Neglect of a Child.