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Couple charged after being found unconscious in restaurant booth with child

A Lebanon man and woman face multiple charges after being found unconscious in a restaurant booth with a 4-year-old child.

Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 2:16 PM
Updated: Dec. 13, 2018 6:19 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lebanon couple faces multiple charges after being found unconscious in a Lafayette restaurant booth with a 4-year-old child. Jamie Canady and Carlos Salazar were charged with Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, and Public Intoxication.

According to court documents, police were called to Fazoli's on State Road 26 after two people were found passed out in a booth with a small child. Both Canady and Salazar appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic, with Salazar having difficulty remaining conscious. Police say Canady admitted that her Salazar used heroin before taking the child inside. 

As police questioned Salazar, he handed the officer a bag containing a crystal substance. Salazar initially said he had not used anything that day. After he was arrested, police found a baggie that positive for heroin in his wallet.

Department of Child Services was contacted to take custody of the child.

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