- Associated Press - Monday, May 9, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An Albuquerque man is facing drug and child abuse charges after authorities say he was found stumbling in a park and reportedly tried to sell his infant son.

A criminal complaint says James Dingman was arrested Saturday morning after a caller told police she heard the man say he wanted “to sell the baby.”

The complaint says officers found the 39-year-old Dingman in a park with the baby “swinging around” in the carrier strapped to his chest. Officers say Dingman stumbled when he tried stand up and they feared he might fall on the baby.

Police say they found 15 small packages of heroin on Dingman.

Dingman was ordered held on a $32,500 cash or surety bond.

It was not known if he had an attorney.

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Information from: Albuquerque Journal, https://www.abqjournal.com

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