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Pasco Police find man apparently intoxicated behind the wheel with his child in the backseat

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PASCO, Wash. -

An alert citizen may have prevented a tragedy in Pasco over the weekend when they saw a seemingly drunk man get into a car with his baby in the back seat. 

Pasco police say a citizen called them after they saw a man stumble into his car, strap his baby into the car seat, and then vomit in the parking lot and on his car before starting the car to drive away. 

Officers found the man behind the wheel of his running car about to shift into gear when they arrived. The man was arrested for Physical Control of a Vehicle Under the Influence. 

The child was released to his mother. 

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