Couple Facing Charges After Letting 9-Year-Old Drive Them Home
A couple in Wisconsin are facing criminal charges after police allegedly found them in their pickup truck highly intoxicated and the woman’s nine-year-old daughter at the wheel.
According to WGN TV, Jason Roth and Amanda Eggert have pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless endangerment and child neglect.
Eggert is also charged with battery as well as disorderly conduct.
Police were alerted when they saw the vehicle swerving on a rural road. It was apparently heading towards a river.
The pair apparently let their child drive them home as they were drunk. Their blood alcohol levels were found to be twice the legal limit at the scene.
There was also a baby in the car at the time. The kids are now in the care of other family members.