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Posted on Thu, Nov 8, 2012 : 7:08 p.m.

Pittsfield Township man held on $75,000 bond in child abuse case

By Kyle Feldscher

A 37-year-old Pittsfield Township man is being held in the Washtenaw County Jail on a $75,000 cash or surety bond on two child abuse charges, records show.

Paul Stevens Magala was arraigned on charges of second-degree child abuse and third-degree child abuse Thursday afternoon, according to jail records.

Pittsfield Township Deputy Police Chief Gordy Schick said investigators were executing a search warrant on the case Thursday afternoon. He said more details would be released regarding the case after the search had been finished.

Court records show Magala was a resident of the Arbor Pointe Apartments. A search of the Offender Tracking Information System showed no results.

Jail records show Magala is scheduled to return to court for a preliminary exam at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 20.

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Fri, Nov 9, 2012 : 1:01 a.m.

Did you mean the Offender Tracking Information System?

Kyle Feldscher

Fri, Nov 9, 2012 : 1:22 a.m.

Indeed I did. Sometimes the fingers end up moving faster than the brain. Thanks for pointing that out and I've made it right.