Sentencing in child abuse case deferred

November 26, 2019 | Courts

NEWKIRK — James Adam Wingender, 33, Ponca City, entered a no contest plea in Kay County District Court to a felony charge of child abuse by injury.

Wingender was arrested by PCPD on March 25 in the 300 block of north Third Street after he was accused of slapping a grade school age child. (see story)

James Adam Wingender

Sentencing is deferred for two years and he must complete 40hours of community service at a rate of five hours per month. Also, he must attend an anger assessment, domestic violence treatment, parenting classes and counseling for 12 months.