Battle Ground, Wash., police say a day care provider was found passed out in her minivan during a downtown Halloween event. Two small children of clients were with her.
Sgt. Kim Armstrong says the woman was arrested Friday evening during an annual Trick or Treat event in the southwest Washington city. A man dressed as a pirate flagged down a bike officer to alert him to the van. Police say the van contained open containers of beer.
Armstrong says a 2 1/2-year-old boy and his 16-month-old sister were buckled into car seats but the car seats weren't properly secured. She says the children were unhurt but had no food. Medics turned them over to Child Protective Services.
Armstrong says 45-year-old Sheila Kay Michalios of nearby Yacolt was booked into the Clark County Jail for investigation of reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor.