Father Arrested For Neglect After Toddler Is Found Eating Cigarette Buds
A Delaware County father was captured on two checks of disregard of the award after his 17-month-old little girl was supposedly discovered eating cigarette butts. Mitchell Scott Lee, 29 – recorded at a location in Albany – was arrested late Thursday night by Eaton police.
Specialists said a nearby lady reached specialists and detailed when she got back after working all day, Lee – who should watch their youngsters, she said – was “passed out sleeping in a seat.” The lady said their young girl was “on the floor eating cigarette butts and wax out of a wax compartment that was perched on a hot plate.”
Eaton police said they watched ascent of a mixed drink radiating from Lee. A breath test estimated his blood-liquor content at 0.13. In Indiana, drivers with a MAC of 0.08 percent or higher are viewed as inebriated. “I asked (Lee) in the event that he was the main individual there with the youngsters, and he expressed yes,” an Eaton official composed. “I, at that point, put him in care.”
Police – who reached Child Protective Services authorities – said the young lady likewise had been playing with her dad’s jug of brew and had spilled lager on herself. A more seasoned kid was discovered sleeping in a bed, specialists said. Disregard of the award is a Level 6 lawful offense conveying as long as 30 months in jail. Lee was being held in the Delaware County prison under a $10,000 bond.