Man Passed Out Drunk With 1-Year-Old
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CHICAGO (CBS) — A man attending the Taste of Chicago was so drunk he passed out and then tried to punch a police officer when the officer woke him.
Joshua C. Hinton was found in the 300 block of East Congress Parkway was with is 1-year-old daughter.
He is now charged with battery and child neglect.
Meanwhile, crews spent the night cleaning up from the five-day food fest.
The city says attendance–1.5 million people–was higher than last year’s 1.2 million.
Other Taste numbers:
The Billy Goat Tavern sold more than 20,000 cheeseburgers.
Carbon sold more than 32,000 steak tacos.
The Churro Factory served up 20,000 funnel cakes.