Soldier arrested after he overdosed with 4-year-old in backseat of car police says

Fort Bragg, NC – The Fayetteville Fire Department rescued a four-year-old Girl from within a hot car parked at a local Wallgreens store on Skibo rd after her father overdosed according to documents made available to USAWTFM and first reported by the Fayetteville Observer.

Jessie Andrew Davis, 25, of Fort Bragg, was arrested and subsequently charged Saturday with misdemeanor child abuse and misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile after the incident said a police officer not authorized to talk on the record about the case.

According to the police report, Davis used narcotics while his car was parked with his daughter and two more acquaintances still in the vehicle before he lost consciousness. The police and fire department were alerted and responded to calls by Bystanders at around 7 pm. By the time they got there Davis’s friends were no longer there and the first responders had to administer Davis two doses of Narcan, a brand of the medication naloxone, which is used to block the effects of opioids In order to revive him.

They also checked the condition of the four-year-old girl, and they deemed her in good health despite being dehydrated and “drenched in sweat”. It is unclear how much time has elapsed between Davis losing consciousness and the time that authorities were first alerted to respond.

Davis is a soldier in the U.S. Army, an arrest report said. Lt. Col. Joe Buccino, a spokesman for the 82nd Airborne Division, confirmed that Davis is a soldier, but said that he is not with the 82nd Airborne.

His bail is set at $25,000.