An Independence, man has been arrested on felony abuse charges.   Brian R. Latham, 48, was taken into custody according to official court documents, being charged with a class C felony, abuse or neglect of a child.  According to a warrant, bond is set at 5,000 dollars, with conditions including no contact with victim or anyone under 17 years of age.  A Preliminary hearing has been scheduled for June 10th at 9:00 a.m.

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