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Midland Father Arrested for Not Protecting His Baby From Freezing Weather

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland dad was arrested after not protecting his baby from the freezing temperatures.

An employee at the Midland Wal-Mart called police after spotting Kendall Smith walking around the store with a baby that had no jacket or blanket.

According to the report, when police arrived and tried to get smith to cover the infant but he refused.

The officer smelled alcohol on smith and asked how much he had to drink.

He admitted to drinking some alcohol and that he had taken the baby because the mother was drinking and smoking marijuana at a party.

Smith has been charged with endangering a child and public intoxication.

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