Coos Bay Man Arrested on Child Neglect Charges


A Yellow Cab Taxi Driver contacted Coos County Sheriff’s office after dropping off a request to a home where two children answered the door. Deputies responded to the location and called out for anyone inside. After repeated requests and no answer deputies were concerned for not only a occupant of the residence but the unattended children. After a search of the residence, 22-year-old William G. Nascimento of Coos Bay was found passed out on the floor in a back bedroom. Nascimento was extremely intoxicated and incoherent. He was arrested on charges of 1st degree Criminal Mistreatment and 2nd degree Child Neglect. He was also charged with Resisting Arrest for his actions after being advised he was under arrest. Nascimento was transported to the Coos County Jail where he was booked. Department of Human Services were called to the scene  to assist with the children.

This entry was posted on Friday, February 15th, 2019 and is filed under Local News.