LMPD: Woman found passed out with daughter, alcohol in car

LMPD: Woman found passed out with daughter, alcohol in car

Kayla Welsh, 22, has been charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and wanton endangerment of a child.

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by Katherine Faust

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 22 at 4:56 PM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A woman was arrested after being found passed out in her car with her 4-year-old daughter and a bottle of alcohol in the passenger seat.

Kayla Welsh, 22, has been charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and wanton endangerment of a child.

Police said they responded to a call about a child left alone in a car parked outside of an antique store at 3121 Preston Hwy. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Welsh passed out behind the steering wheel with a nearly empty bottle of alcohol in the floorboard of the passenger seat.

According to police reports, it took several attempts to wake Welsh, and there was a strong smell of alcohol on her breath.

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