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Police In Idaho Find Unconscious Man, 2 Kids In Car

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 21-year-old Boise man who police say they found unconscious in a running vehicle with two young children faces drug and felony injury to a child charges.
    
KTVB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/WdyL1z) that Shannon Ferdig was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after officers were called to a convenience store.
    
Police say that when they made contact with Ferdig they saw drug-use items in plain view and that when Ferdig got out of the vehicle a package containing 2 grams of meth fell to the ground.
    
He was being held in the Ada County Jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, injury to a child, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    
The two children in the car have been placed in the custody of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
    
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