Police Pull Over 9-Year-Old Driving Father to Store

October 17, 2011 Updated Oct 17, 2011 at 5:12 PM EDT

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Police Pull Over 9-Year-Old Driving Father to Store

October 17, 2011 Updated Oct 17, 2011 at 5:12 PM EDT

According to a story in the Detroit Free Press, a 39-year-old man was arrested earlier this month and stands accused of having his 9-year-old daughter drive him to the store after he had allegedly been drinking.

According to the Free Press, on Oct. 8 another driver called police after spotting the father and daughter at a gas station, and police stopped their vehicle shortly thereafter. Police said the girl was sitting behind the wheel in a booster seat when the vehicle was stopped.

Read the Detroit Free Press story HERE.