Odessa Man Sentenced to Probation After Injuring a Toddler

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

After injuring a toddler an Odessa man was sentenced to probation on Tuesday.

27-year-old Henry Poland was sentenced to eight years probation from an investigation that started last year.

The affidavit says Poland and his girlfriend, Lana Mae McCleery, took McCleery's son to Odessa Regional.

The two-year-old was unconscious, bruised, malnourished and unable to walk.

The affidavit also says Poland was seen picking up the boy by his neck and head and hitting the boy with his hands and various objects.

McCleery is also charged with injury to a child by omission.