Endangerment of a Child
An Eagan, Minn. man was charged Tuesday after police say he rolled on top of his infant son while drunk, suffocating the boy, according to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom. Nathan Scott Savage, 30, was charged with three counts of manslaughter in the second degree, all felonies, and neglect and endangerment of a child, both gross misdemeanors, according to the criminal complaint.
A Moorhead woman is accused of being drunk while caring for children at a day care she operates in her home. Fifty-four-year-old Jayne Cote is charged with four gross misdemeanor counts of neglect or endangerment of a child. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says when police performed a welfare check at the day care on Oct. 2, Cote’s blood-alcohol level was 0.18 percent. That’s more than twice Minnesota’s legal limit for driving of 0.08 percent.
A Hastings man faces charges after his 2-year-old son was found wandering the streets Sunday carrying alcohol, according to charges filed by Dakota County.
A 41-year-old Andover woman is accused of drunk driving and crashing her car into a ditch with her 8-year-old daughter inside, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court.
A North Mankato couple allegedly starved their adopted son to the point that the 8-year-old weighed just under 35 pounds, according to newly filed criminal charges. The abuse was carried out in full view of the boy’s three siblings, the criminal complaint says.
A 30-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of driving drunk with several children inside a car and causing a crash near a Burnsville school last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
An Edina woman is accused of making her 11-year-old nephew ride in the trunk of her Lexus so he wouldn’t get her car’s leather seats wet. The boy had just been on a water ride at Valleyfair.
A Mendota Heights, Minn. man has been charged with a gross misdemeanor after officers say they spotted him driving a motorcycle with two small children aboard.
A 23-year-old Coon Rapids woman has been accused of showing a partially nude toddler to another man via an Internet chat, police say.
A twenty-four-year-old Hutchinson woman was charged Friday with three crimes involving her five-month-old infant son.