TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Wanton Endangerment Arrest in Adair County, KY
Date of News Release: 10/10/2005
(Columbia, KY) - Around 1959hrs Trooper Greg Brown arrested John Boone, age 23, of Columbia & charged him with one count of wanton endangerment 1st. Mr. Boone had placed a sippy cup, which contained an alcoholic beverage, in the refrigerator of his ex-girlfriend's residence on Friday afternoon. On Sunday afternoon, an 18 month old child, who was in the babysitter's care, drank the beverage, from the sippy cup. The child was then taken to Westlake Regional Hospital for treatment & then flown to Kosair Childrens Hospital, in Louisville.
Mr. Boone was lodged in the Adair county jail. Investigation continues by KSP Trooper Greg Brown.