VENICE (CBSMiami/AP) — A man and woman were found passed out in a car in the middle of an intersection, with a two-year-old child in the back seat.READ MORE: Video Captures Pompano Beach Shooting, Suspects Sought
On Saturday, around 4:30 a.m., a Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputy found the Cadillac running with the couple sleeping inside. When 36-year-old driver Matthew McRee woke up, he told deputies he had just been released from the Manatee County Jail and was heading home. His passenger was 30-year-old Christina Mattessino.
Deputies found two syringes under Mattessino’s bag, along with heroin and marijuana.READ MORE: Red, Long-Time Zoo Miami Resident Ostrich Found Dead
Family members took custody of the child.
McRee and Mattessino face drug and child neglect charges.MORE NEWS: Art Of Black Aims To Showcase Diversity In The Arts During Art Week
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