Foster parent arrested for child abuse


The Nye County Sheriffs Department arrested a foster parent on allegations of child abuse of a 12-year-old.

Investigators arrested 41-year-old Derek Bayer, who caused the injuries while disciplining the child. Bayer was interviewed and arrested due to the extent of the child’s injuries which were discovered at school. 

Bayer was booked at the Nye County Detention Center with bail set at $10,000. He is facing charges of domestic battery and child abuse. 

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