JEFF DAVIS PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Two people were booked in Jeff Davis Parish after a 5-year-old child was found alone in a hotel lobby in Jennings.
Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office investigators said when they investigated further, a small amount of marijuana was found in the room where the family was staying.
Arrested were 25-year-old Mason Sonnier Sr. and 25-year-old Layla Watson, both of Jennings.
The two are facing charges of cruelty to a juvenile and illegal use of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor.
Deputies say Watson left the child alone while she drove Sonnier to work.
No bond is listed at this time.