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Police:Mother gets drunk in bar, leaves toddler in car
BRISTOL, CT – (NEWSOURCE) A mother is accused of getting drunk and falling asleep inside a Connecticut bar, while her two-year-old daughter was outside in the car.
Police say they took 22-year-old Kelsey James to a hospital after getting a call that she was intoxicated.
While at the hospital, James asked staff about her little girl.
Police tracked down James' car and found the toddler sleeping in her car seat.
James is charged with risk of injury to a minor and leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle.
She was released on a 50,000 dollar bond.