Milford man arrested for leaving baby home alone while drunk

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–A Milford man was arrested and charged with risk of injury to a minor after police said he left his child home alone while he was drunk.

Milford police arrested Jason Demonte, 31, of 53 Melba Street, on Sunday after reports that a “seemingly intoxicated man” was roaming the neighborhood, which is also near Beachland Avenue.

Police realized during the investigation that Demonte had left his 15-month-old child alone for over an hour.

He is being held on $75,000 bond.

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