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Man accused of using superglue to shut his toddler’s eyes and mouth

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An El Paso man was arrested for allegedly using superglue to shut his 14-month-old child’s eyes and mouth, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Johnnie Lee Carter, 29, was arrested on Sept. 24 in the 11000 block of Gateway Boulevard West by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force on a warrant out of Odessa.

The warrant was for Injury to a Child Causing Serious Bodily Injury, a 1st degree felony. According to a Marshals news release, Carter superglued the child mouth and eyes during a domestic incident on Sept. 14 in Odessa. He left the scene before the Odessa Police Department arrived.

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force division out of El Paso and Odessa were able to track Carter to a motel where he was arrested without incident, the release said. 

Carter was taken to the El Paso County Detention Facility under a no bond warrant. He will face extradition to Odessa to face this charge.