New Jersey Nanny Passes Out Drunk Before Crashing Vehicle

  @mflorcruzm.florcruz@ibtimes.com on August 02 2014 7:05 PM
Susan Porfido-Gibson
Susan Porfido-Gibson, a 50-year old nanny, was arrested by New Jersey police after getting drunk while watching a young boy and crashing her car into a fire hydrant. Ocean County Department of Corrections

A New Jersey nanny has been detained by authorities for allegedly getting drunk while she was supposed to be watching a child. The Asbury Park Press reported the young boy’s mother returned home to find her son’s nanny, Susan Porfido-Gibson, 50, of Berkley Township passed out.

After being confronted by the mother, Porfido-Gibson reportedly stumbled out the door and got into her car, fleeing the scene before allegedly crashing her car into a fire hydrant, which was hit with enough force to dislodge it. Porfido-Gibson was arrested by Toms River Township police. 

 Porfido-Gibson was held at the Ocean County jail on $50,000 bail and local police said she will be charged with child endangerment, drunk driving and other counts. Her blood-alcohol level allegedly registered three times the legal limit. Authorities also reported finding three empty bottles of alcohol inside her vehicle.

Authorites added the child’s mother hired Porfido-Gibson through a certified child care website and Friday was her first day on the job. When the mother returned home, she told authorities that Porfido-Gibson was on the floor while her son was crying and in a soiled diaper. 

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