Man Taken into Custody for Child Neglect


A 42 year-old man from Rialto was taken into custody by police Sunday night after they said he had been drinking and was attempting to drive with his two children.

Pasqual Macias was a patron at a local restaurant in the 200 Block of North First Street and was accompanied by his 17 year-old daughter and 12 year-old son.

Police say that during dinner the suspect consumed several alcoholic beverages, then attempted to walk to his vehicle with his children, when officers observed him around 10:20 pm.  The officers determined that suspect was intoxicated and unable to safely drive home with his children.

Macias was arrested and the children were released to the custody of their mother.   The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday November 12, 2014.

His bail is set at $100,000.00.

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