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Raleigh man faces child abuse charges

Posted July 7, 2010

— A Raleigh man is accused of being drunk and passing out while his grandchildren were playing in a nearby swimming pool.

Thomas Ray Louis Bass, 47, of 5903 Wolf Glen Court, Apt. 304, faces two counts of misdemeanor child abuse in the June 16 incident, according to an arrest warrant.

Bass was charged on June 1 with being intoxicated and disruptive and resisting a public officer. He pleaded guilty to both of those charges.


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  • jpkp2003 Jul 9, 2010

    What a deadbeat. You can tell he really loves his grandkids and they mean soooo much to him!He is really a lowlife.

  • cth1 Jul 8, 2010

    So glad this didn't end with a child's death!!

  • just my2cents Jul 8, 2010

    Isn't this teh same pool where the man "almost drown?"

  • UNC1985 Jul 8, 2010

    such a waste of a "grandad"...

  • putsomethoughtinit Jul 8, 2010

    Who said he was drunk when the kids were initially left with him?

  • kmichael Jul 8, 2010

    Lock up the baby's mama too

  • mamabearprotectinghercub Jul 7, 2010

    I would like to know who left them with the children also?

  • Adelinthe Jul 7, 2010

    Who left the children with him in that condition?

    God bless.