Flathead County officials say a 21-year-old Kalispell man was arrested after a 2-year-old boy in his care was found sitting in the middle of the road, barefoot and crying.
A woman told the sheriff’s office she found the boy Tuesday afternoon. He was not wearing a coat and it was 13 degrees outside.
Deputies followed footprints in the snow to a house.
Sheriff Chuck Curry says that deputies found a 10-month-old girl inside and Russell Flanigan asleep. When they awakened Flanagan he was disoriented and confused.
Officers found several marijuana plants in the garage.
Flanigan, who does not have a medical marijuana card, faces charges of criminal manufacture of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor negligent endangerment.
The children were taken into the custody of family services.
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