LPD: Woman under the influence with child in car

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say they found a woman under the influence, passed out in a running car with her six-year old daughter in the back seat.

Police say it happened around 4:30 p.m. on Monday on Wickliffe and Spruce streets.

According to the arrest citation, 32-year old Ashley Hamm, of Lexington, admitted to police she had used heroin an hour and a half before being found.

She was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and endangering the welfare of a minor, according to the arrest citation.

Police say the little girl was picked up by her father.

Hamm was lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center.

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