Boozed Up: 12 Year Old Boy Says Stepdad Gives him Beer

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LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - A step-father in Lorain will not win any father of the year awards. The Lorain stepdad is accused of supplying beer to his 12 year old stepson.

According to the police report, one of the two son's actually called their dad and told him what was going on.

Mom says her son was lying and he took the beers himself.

The boy's father says when he picked up the boys - mom and stepdad were drunk inside the home and couldn't communicate with him.

The boy's father brought to his two sons to the police station around 2AM.

An officer says the 12 year old had glossy red eyes, slurred speech, unsteady balance and alcohol breath.  He was given a breath test and registered a 0.043.  A juvenile is considered intoxicated at 0.025.  The 12-year-old boy says he drank the two beers his stepfather gave him.

The boys were taken to dad's home.

Prosecutor's office will decide if charges should be filed.  In the meantime, police are recommending the home's living conditions be investigated.

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