Police: Dad arrested in casino after leaving child in car | Crime
SACRAMENTO - A man was arrested inside a Sacramento casino around 1:41 a.m. Thursday after leaving his 2 year old inside the car, said Sacramento police.
A security guard at the Lotus Casino on Stockton Boulevard noticed movement inside the car and notified police. Upon investigation of the vehicle, officers found a little girl alone inside the vehicle, said police.
An ensuing investigation revealed 25-year-old Joseph Paiva had left his daughter inside the car for more than an hour, police said.
Paiva was located, arrested and booked on a charge of felony child endangerment and his daughter was placed in the care of Child Protective Services.
The little girl was unharmed, according to police.