Father found unconscious with son arrested

Published 8:23 am Tuesday, October 26, 2010

ST. PAUL — Police say a St. Paul father found passed out in his vehicle with his 2-year-old son buckled in his car seat is facing possible child endangerment charges and driving while intoxicated.

Officers say they found the man unconscious with the car in drive and his foot on the brake the morning of Oct. 22.

Police say they had to smash a window to reach the child. Officers say they found drug paraphernalia in the car. KSTP-TV says the 21-year-old father was taken to Regions Hospital for a blood alcohol test.

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