Odessa Man Facing Child Endangerment Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is in custody after police say he left his kids at home alone.

30-year-old Ruben Wood was found drunk on a street.

He's facing charges for child abandonment and endangering a child.

Police say Woods was so drunk, he couldn't remember where he lived.

After police ran his information and found his address, Woods told them his kids were at his apartment alone.

When officers arrived, the five and three-year-old were asleep with the phone unplugged.