Iredell County, NC-- Deputies arrested a slumbering man on Friday after they discovered a small child and a large bag of marijuana inside of a jeep parked outside.
Investigators with the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, told WBTV, that deputies responded to a house on Mount Vernon Church Road and saw the child sitting in the backseat. They said they also observed marijuana in the front seat. Deputies called the grandparents of the child, who came and helped them get inside the home.
After entering the house, deputies said they found John Richard Menscer passed out on the couch. They said Menscer was taken to the hospital before being taken to jail.
Investigators told WBTV, they charged Menscer with felony possession of marijuana, child abuse, maintaining a vehicle for the possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, resisting a public officer, and possession of drug paraphernalia.