Thursday, May 18, 2017
Intoxicated Ohio Man Charged After Son is Sunburned at Disney World
By Laura Morrison
on Thu, May 18, 2017 at 5:15 PM
After being escorted from the premises once, Olmstead allegedly returned to the pool to better explain his parenting shortcomings. He yelled racial and homophobic slurs at guests, ran at them with a stroller and even told a deputy that Donald Trump was going to kill him.
Olmstead's wife, Destiny, told
WESH 2 News that their son has eczema, which causes redness in his skin. She said the child was barely burned and that her husband wasn't drunk or doing anything untoward at the Disney World pool.
The incident however has prompted Olmstead to enter a drug treatment facility, his wife said.
"It's unfortunate, and now he's going to get the help that he truly needs to get," Destiny Olmstead told WESH 2 News. "But he's a great father. He has a problem, and he's addressing it, but it's not something that happens all of the time."
A Brunswick father recently learned that alcohol, sunshine and babies aren't the best mix, after his 7-month-old son was allegedly sunburned severely at Disney World. Brian Olmstead, who was seen getting drunk by a park pool as his son turned red in the sun, was not only charged with neglect Monday, but also disturbing the peace.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at [email protected].
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.