Flat Rock, Ala., authorities file child endangerment charges
A Dade County
man was arrested last week in Flat Rock, Ala., after leaving his son in the car
while he went hunting.
Chambers, 29, of Trenton was charged with endangering a child and released from
the Jackson County Jail in Scottsboro on a $500 bond.
said that Chambers left his five–year-old son in his car in the Flat Rock area
of Sand Mountain for about two hours while he went hunting.
The child got
cold and hit the vehicle's OnStar button, which alerted law enforcement
When a deputy
arrived at the scene around 5:30 p.m., Chambers was just returning from
the deputy the car's thermometer registered 31 degrees.
The child was
released into the custody of his stepmother.