Po­lice: Man put gun in son’s pack

The Times-Tribune - - NATION&WORLD -

An Illi­nois man is charged with reck­less con­duct af­ter au­thor­i­ties say his 4-year-old son found a gun in a back­pack his fa­ther had brought to him at day care.

Au­thor­i­ties said 32-yearold Joshua Fin­ley of Maryville packed a “nap time bag” that also con­tained sheets and blan­kets, then took it to a day care in Glen Car­bon on July 2. The child opened the bag a few min­utes later and found the gun.

The day care told par­ents the child im­me­di­ately took the gun to a teacher, and po­lice were called.

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