Wisconsin baby ends up in ICU with .294 BAC after accidentally drinking vodka

Posted at 12:07 PM, Sep 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-09 14:07:52-04

KENOSHA, Wisc. — Police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, say a baby ended up in the ICU Monday after accidentally ingesting vodka.

Police say it happened when the 1-month-old child’s mother filled a container with water.

The baby’s father poured out the water and filled the container with vodka, police say.

The vodka was then used by the mother to make the baby’s bottle, according to WITI.

Police say the baby’s blood alcohol content was .294.

The child ended up at a local hospital as a precaution.

The child’s condition is unknown at this time.

The baby’s father was arrested for an argument that occurred after the child drank the vodka, police say.

There are no details regarding any recommended charges for the child’s father at this time.