Clarksburg Police: Man Asleep in Vehicle, Child Screaming in Back Seat
The Clarksburg Police Department has arrested a Jacksonburg man and charged him with DUI and child neglect.
Upon arrival, police saw Jamey Hickman, 29, asleep in the driver seat of a vehicle parked in the Rosebud Plaza parking lot. A small child was in the back and was screaming and crying, said a criminal complaint filed by Clarksburg Police. Police saw drug paraphernalia on Hickman's lap and knives on the back seat near the child.
Witnesses attempted to wake up Hickman, said the complaint, but were unable to. Witnesses told police they saw the child turn off the vehicle, which had been running. West Virginia State Police administered a field sobriety test and found Hickman was under the influence.
Hickman is being held in North Central Regional Jail in lieu of $16,000 bail.
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