View Full Version : Mother Drives With 5-Week-Old on Top of Car

06-03-2012, 11:30 PM
A Phoenix, Ariz., woman put her 5-week-old baby on top of her car in his car seat and drove away, apparently forgetting he was there, not even noticing when the seat fell off the car and landed in an intersection, police said.

Neighbors discovered the baby on the roadway, still strapped to his safety seat, which was lying on its side. Luckily, the baby was unhurt.

The baby's mother, 19-year-old Catalina Clouser, who allegedly had been smoking marijuana, was arrested and charged with aggravated driving under the influence and child abuse, police said.

"We believe that whatever she was under the influence of was the deciding factor in what did happen to this child and we're extremely happy that for the baby this turned out well and the baby is going to be OK," Officer James Holmes of the Phoenix Police Depart said.

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06-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Broad looks like a winner

06-04-2012, 01:03 PM
The baby just let her drive off and didnt say anything?

06-04-2012, 01:20 PM
Very irresponsible!!! She should never have attempted that without a baby-approved roof rack and the approriately sized tie downs!!! Sheesh

06-04-2012, 05:59 PM
well she did remember to put the kid in a car seat... can't call her completely irresponsible.

06-04-2012, 11:43 PM
This is why marijuana won't be legalized anytime soon. So easy to blame a "drug" for what a girl, who shouldn't even be a mother yet, did.