EPD: Two adults found passed out in car with toddler in backseat

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Pictured: (L-R) Spencer Franklin, Morgan Clark / Courtesy: EPD

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Two people were arrested after they were found passed out in a car with a two-year-old in the backseat, police said.

This happened in the 3900 block of N. 1st Ave. at 3:25 a.m., according to police.

Morgan Clark, 25, and Spencer Franklin, 24, were both arrested.

Clark was charged with neglect of a dependent and possession of a synthetic drug. Franklin was arrested for possession of a synthetic drug.

Police said all three people in the car, including the two-year-old, were sweating profusely.

The child was removed and placed in an air-conditioned police car.

The child was later placed in the care of the Department of Children’s Services, police said.

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This story was originally published on July 11, 2019

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