CHICAGO (CBS) — A babysitter was arrested this week, after the couple who hired her came home and found her extremely drunk, police said.
WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports police said the 23-year-old woman was babysitting a 13-month-old Monday afternoon, in the 500 block of West Huron Street, while the child’s parents went out for a few hours.READ MORE: Video Of Gruesome Humboldt Park Shooting From CPD POD Camera Was Made Public Without City's Permission, CBS 2 Has Learned
When the couple returned, they found the babysitter slumped against the kitchen counter.READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: 130 Homes Damaged In Tornado In West, Southwest Suburbs As Dangerous Storms Hit Chicago Area Sunday Night
An ambulance took the babysitter to the hospital. According to a police report, her blood alcohol level was 0.36 – more than four times the legal limit of 0.08 for driving.
The babysitter, Jessica M. Vaughan, was charged with misdemeanor endangering the life and health of a child.MORE NEWS: With Areas Of Naperville Devastated By Tornado, Neighbors Band Together A Night Later To Help Each Other
The toddler she was hired to babysit was not harmed.