Cantonment Man Facing Battery, Child Abuse Charges

February 10, 2019

An Cantonment man was charged with child abuse and domestic violence charges.

Gregory Fountain, 50, was charged with cruelty toward a child and domestic battery by strangulation.

Fountain allegedly struck the child in the face multiple times, pushed them into a wall and placed them in a choke hold, according to a police report. The victim was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital for treatment. The age and gender of the child were redacted.

Fountain was highly intoxicated and told Pensacola Police officers that he was “tussling” with the victim, an arrest report states.

He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $5,000 bond.


3 Responses to “Cantonment Man Facing Battery, Child Abuse Charges”

  1. Sage2 on February 10th, 2019 11:20 am

    If this individual had abused an animal…horse or dog, his bond would have been much higher! What price is a human worth when abused?

  2. Rational on February 10th, 2019 9:45 am

    $5,000 bond, that’s it? I hope they put the child in protected custody since they released him to repeat his crime. Horrifying.

  3. Bewildered on February 10th, 2019 9:39 am

    Reading reports like this, I always wonder if the child goes back into the same environment. The guys sober up and are bonded out, but the next incident is bound to happen. Wives or significant others have the option to leave, but kids do not.

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