ROSEVILLE – A Roseville father who assaulted his 12-year-old son and destroyed his Christmas presents will spend 90 days in jail and three years on neighborhood control.

Harold L. Elson Jr., 49, pleaded responsible in April to tried endangering youngsters. 

According to court docket information, in December Elson grabbed the boy by the throat and held him towards the wall earlier than throwing him to the bottom, the place he started kicking and hitting him. 

Elson then broke all of his son’s Christmas toys, in accordance with court docket testimony.

The assault resulted, in accordance with testimony heard in court docket, as a result of Elson instructed the boy to take his remedy and the boy informed him to attend till he completed a online game he was taking part in.

“What we have here is two parents who have a history of not getting along,” protection legal professional Keith Edwards stated. “They are both constantly calling Children’s Services on the other alleging abuse.”

Edwards stated there have been six people within the residence on the time of the assault, and every of the witnesses informed a distinct story relying on who they had been telling the story to.

Elson, who advertises as a supplier of a number of companies – together with handyman and babysitting companies – on a social media website has two prior convictions stemming from violence.

The convictions, Judge Kelly Cottrill famous, had been diminished to disorderly conduct in accordance with a plea settlement.

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