Watch It: Dad Brags To Clerk About 9-Year-Old’s Driving

A Brownstown Township has been charged with child abuse after having his 9-year-old daughter serve as his designated driver after a night of drinking whiskey.

Why did he do it? Watch him explain to the clerk at the gas station in the Associated Press video below. Rather than seeming embarrassed, the suspect, Shawn Weimer, 39, brags to the clerk about his daughter’s driving skills.

“She drove all the way here,” Weimer says. The child piped in, “And I parked.”

– More on this story –

  • Preliminary Exam Adjourned For Father Of 9-year-old Driver « CBS Detroit

    […] Police said at around 3 a.m. on October 8 in Brownstown Township, Weimer had his young daughter drive him to a gas station because he’d been drinking. Weimer is seen on surveillance video telling the clerk the girl was his designated driver. […]

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