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Sheriff: Drunken Grandparents Towed Child In Toy Car

April 30, 2012  | 

Two grandparents are accused of getting drunk and using their SUV to tow their 7-year-old granddaughter in a toy plastic car.

Paul J. Berloni, 49, of the 3300 block of Clark Road East in Sarasota, is charged with driving under the influence, child endangerment and driving with a suspended license. Sheriff's deputies say he has been convicted three times for DUI.

Belinda Jean Berloni, 47, of the same address, faces a child endangerment charge. Deputies say the child was not injured.

Read the full Herald Tribune story.

Tags: Drunk Driving, Crimes Against Children, Florida


Comments (3)

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Morning Eagle @ 4/30/2012 7:31 PM

Too much booze strikes again! Three DUI convictions and a suspended license sure was effective in keeping this idiot from getting behind the wheel again. The judge ought to send him away for a good long while for this one. They sure set a good example for that seven year old girl. Sad.

Robert @ 5/1/2012 5:05 AM

I so totally agree Morning Eagle!!!

Frank @ 5/1/2012 5:20 AM

And they want legalize drugs in this country. We have enough problems with nitwits like this. How about one year in jail and loss of license for 5 years?

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