Woman Arrested For Leaving Child In The Car While Drinking
Bristol — Bristol Police arrest a mother after she left her 2-year-old daughter in the car while drinking at a bar Friday night.
Police responded to City Sports Grille around midnight for an intoxicated woman sleeping at the bar. 22 year-old Kelsey James of Bristol was taken to the hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Police received a call from Bristol Hospital around 5 a.m. telling them that James was inquiring about her baby. Officers located James’ vehicle to find a 2-year-old sleeping in the back seat.
The child was taken to Bristol Hospital for evaluation and is being held there for representatives of D.C.F.
James was taken into custody and charged with risk of injury to a minor and leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle.
She was released on bond and is scheduled to appear in Bristol Superior Court on September 2nd.