Dad Gets Jail, Probation for Dropping 17-Month-Old Son Into Hot Oven

October 17, 2011 Updated Oct 17, 2011 at 11:43 AM EDT

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Dad Gets Jail, Probation for Dropping 17-Month-Old Son Into Hot Oven

October 17, 2011 Updated Oct 17, 2011 at 11:43 AM EDT

According to a story in the San Jose Mercury News, a 21-year-old California father was sentenced to a year in jail and five years of probation after being convicted of child endangerment and inflicting cruel punishment for dropping his 17-month-old son into a hot oven last December.

According to the Mercury News, the man is also not allowed to see the child without another adult present.

Read the Mercury News story HERE.