Man arrested for leaving two children in car while drunk in nearby apartment

Posted at 1:46 PM, Dec 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-04 13:51:29-05

James City County, Va. - A James City County man was arrested for leaving two children in a car, while police say he was drunk in a nearby apartment.

This happened Sunday afternoon on East Steeplechase Way in Williamsburg.

39-year-old Scott Peabody is a relative of the children.

He told officers they were asleep in a bedroom, but police found the 7-year-old and 10-year-old alone in the car.

The children are now with their mother.