PANAMA CITY, Fla. (CBS12) — A toddler found wandering naked in the parking lot of an IHOP led to the arrest of his passed-out mother and her fiancé.
Last Friday, Panama City Police took a call from restaurant employees that they found the boy at around 5:30 a.m., all alone in the parking lot. The employees covered him with an apron. They also noticed a couple in a van nearby, passed out. The employees were unable to wake them up.
Police responded. According to the city, officers found the couple to be under the influence of drugs. Police not only found drugs in the van but nine-month-old twins. One of the twins was covered in blankets and pillows.
All three children are in good health, police say. The IHOP employees gave them pancakes while officers helped change their clothes and diapers. The children are now in the custody of the Department of Children & Families.
Police charged 24-year-old Jordyn Freeman, the biological mother of the children, and 27-year-old Randy McMillin, of Portsmouth, Ohio, with child neglect, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. They are being held at the Bay County Jail.