Freetown woman charged with abusing her 7-month-old baby

A Freetown woman has been charged with abusing her 7-month-old baby, causing injuries to the boy’s face and body, police said. The woman, Meaghan Vogel, 33, is accused of injuring the child early Saturday afternoon. A not-guilty plea was entered on her behalf at her arraignment in Fall River District Court Monday to charges of child endangerment, assault and battery on a child, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (her teeth), said Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for the Bristol district attorney’s office. Bail was set at $5,000, but was revoked on an open domestic assault case, so she can be held for 60 days, Miliote said.


Globe correspondent Nicholas Jacques contributed to this report. Jasper Craven can be reached at or on Twitter @Jasper_Craven.