Other Parents: Dad Left 11-year-old Daughter Home Alone With Loaded Gun While He Got Head Tattoo
OTHER Parents presents John Ruiz, 41, who left his 11-year-old daughter home alone with a loaded weapon while he nipped out to get a head tattoo.
Some one spotted the child with the pistol as she leaned out of a window at the family’s home in northeast Albuquerque. They called the police, who arrested dad.
Ruiz said he leaves the loaded pistol with th echild in case anyone breaks in while he’s out. It’s a foolproof plan. But in case she thinks about walking about outside with the loaded gun, he issues her with strict instructions not to. But she has disobeyed him in the past. Kids, eh. What can you do?
Police duly charge Ruiz with endangering a child’s life or health. The girl is still in his custody and the Children, Youth and Families Department is investigating the case.
As for the ink, we can’t read the tattoo on his head, but it’s most likely a reference to his nickname: DICK.