A 44 year old Eldridge woman was arrested after police say she beat her child.
It happened December 20th after the mother said the child was swinging a bat around the house.
The court affidavit says the mother grabbed what she called the “spanking spoon” to discipline him.
The affidavit also says the child was struck with a computer cable and a bicycle lock and chain.
The child had injuries to his rib cage and ankle.
Tricia Stone Shelley is charged with Felony child endangerment.