KSP: Man gave toddler beer at state fair

Updated: Aug. 25, 2017 at 12:40 PM EDT
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Matthew T. Woods (Source: LMDC)
Matthew T. Woods (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Meade County man who attended the Kentucky State Fair with his young nephew was arrested after a Louisville Metro police officer witnessed him giving the child beer.

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Matthew T. Woods, 26, of Brandenburg, KY, is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor.

Kentucky State Police said it happened at a beer tent at the Kentucky Expo Center. The LMPD officer saw the boy take two drinks from a Bud Light bottle.

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Woods admitted to troopers that he gave the child a drink from the bottle, but told them he had fed the child pizza and had nothing else for him to drink.

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