Police: Man had .319% BAC, left baby in stroller

Police: Man had .319% BAC, left baby in stroller
Marcus Lee Myers, 41, of Myrtle Creek, in a Douglas County Jail booking photo from August 31, 2013.

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. -- Police say a 41-year-old man was arrested after he passed out and left a baby in a stroller for over an hour in Myrtle Creek.

Officers were called to the 100 block of Pine Street just after 7:00 pm on Tuesday, for a report of a screaming child left in a stroller.

Police say when the officer arrived, they found Marcus Lee Myers, 41, of Myrtle Creek, passed out with the baby in the stroller near his feet.

Witnesses told police that Myers had been passed out for at least an hour if not longer.

Police arrested Myers and charged him with second degree child neglect.

The baby was released to it's mother at the scene.

Myers was transported to the Myrtle Creek Police Department where officers say he provided a breath sample. Police say his blood alcohol content was .319%.