Video: Port Huron police find NC man passed out with 11-year-old son, drugs, guns in vehicle

Police say the man drove from North Carolina to see someone he met online

Drunk driving arrest video: Child found in back seat with guns, drugs and liquor
Drunk driving arrest video: Child found in back seat with guns, drugs and liquor

PORT HURN, Mich. – A Port Huron police officer came upon a man appearing to be drunk behind the wheel of a parked car.

In the back seat was the man’s 11-year-old son.

ORIGINAL: Man drives from NC to Port Huron to see woman he met online, passes out drunk with guns, drugs, son in car

On Monday, May 17, the officer approached a blue Honda Civic at a gas station on Military Street and sees a man slumped over the wheel. The 11-year-old was in the back seat playing with Pokemon cards, and police found a loaded handgun on the seat next to him.

UPDATE: Man identified

As the officer tried to wake up the man, he noticed a second loaded handgun and a rifle with loaded magazines. Additionally, open liquor, illegal drugs and prescription drugs were also found.

Police said the driver, 40-year-old Emory Lewis, drove to Port Huron from North Carolina to see someone he met online.

Lewis is charged with:

  • Controlled Substance – Possession of Methamphetamine/Ecstasy – Felony
  • Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense – Occupant less than 16 – Misdemeanor
  • Weapons – Carrying Concealed - Felony
  • Weapons – Firearms – Possession under the influence – Misdemeanor
  • Operating – License Suspended, Revoked, Denied - Misdemeanor
  • Alcohol – Open container in vehicle – Misdemeanor
Emory Lewis (WDIV)

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Jason anchors Local 4's 5:30 p.m. newscast. He joined WDIV in January 2015 as a general assignment reporter and has a Journalism degree from Michigan State University.