Parke County man charged with neglect when police say he hurt a child while drunk

Police say a Parke County man was intoxicated when he fell and hurt a child.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 4:00 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2018 6:56 PM

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Police say a Parke County man was intoxicated when he fell and hurt a child.

Now, 32-year-old Jon Collins is facing charges for neglect of a dependent.

The Parke County Sheriffs Office responded to the call last Thursday.

Deputies said Collins was extremely intoxicated.

Witnesses told police Collins fell off the front porch while holding a child.

Police said the child was hurt when Collins fell.

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