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St. Olaf father charged with getting drunk while watching his 3 kids

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A St. Olaf man was charged with child endangerment after deputies found him drunk while watching his three children, according to reports.

Nolan Nelson, 34, of St. Olaf, was arrested March 9 and charged with child endangerment after the Clayton County Sheriff's Office were called to the home in the 200 block of South Main Street in St. Olaf for an altercation between an adult male and a juvenile male.

When deputies arrived, the found Nelson inside the residence. Deputies said he "appeared to be very intoxicated," according to a report released Tuesday.

Since Nelson was the primary caregiver at the time for his three children, and because of his level of intoxication and "other contributing circumstances," Nelson was arrested for child endangerment and transported to the Clayton County Jail, according to officials.

The three children were released to a relative.

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