A 26-year-old Largo manwas arrested and charged with driving under the influence and child neglect,and it all happened in the parking lot of a Wendy's.
Police say DavidTimothy Higgins pulled into the drive-thru to order some food, and the managercould tell he was intoxicated. The manager also noticed a 4-year-old boy in theback seat.
The manager apparently thentold Higgins to pull into a parking spot and wait for his food; he insteadcalled police. Officers showed up to the location on Missouri Avenue and sayHiggins failed several sobriety tests.
He told them he hadbeen at a Super Bowl party and consumed five beers. He said he had his son inthe car because he didn't think he was that drunk.
Higgins was booked inPinellas County jail.
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