COEUR D ALENE, Idaho -- Idaho State Police tracked down and arrested the father of a 2-year-old boy who was found after he wandered into a Coeur d Alene bar alone.
The boy walked into Sully s Pub and Grill on N. Government Way around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
He told officers his name was Jake Edwards, and that his dad s name is Jesse Edwards. The boy was wearing an inside out pajama top, sweatpants and boots, and a diaper that looked like it had not been changed for awhile, police said.
Officers contacted 36-year-old Jesse Edwards of Hayden by cell phone, and were able to confirm Jake Edwards is his child.
Police met up with Jesse Edwards at the Hayden Wal-mart. Officers said he appeared to be under the influence of a substance.
Authorities said Edwards offered no explanation about how he became separated from his child.
Edwards was placed under arrest for child endangerment and taken to jail.
The child s mother has not made contact with Idaho State Police.
It is not known where and with whom the child is staying.