LAWRENCE (CBS/AP) — Police say a Vermont couple that drove three hours to buy drugs were found passed out in a car with their 1-year-old son and 9-month-old baby inside last week in Massachusetts.

Twenty-seven-year-old Jacob Davis and 32-year-old Tamara Bruce were arraigned on Monday on charges of reckless child endangerment.

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Lawrence Police said Davis faces a charge of operating under the influence of drugs.

Police tell The Eagle-Tribune a passer-by thought Davis and Bruce, of Manchester Center, Vermont, were both dead when he saw them in their parked car in Lawrence on Friday night.

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Police say Davis had his seatbelt strapped around his arm and was leaning into the steering wheel, and that a 23-year-old was on Bruce’s lap and a 9-month-old was in a baby seat.

The children were taken to a hospital and then into state custody.

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