Punk icon Casey Royer has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly overdosing on heroin in front of his son.
The former Social Distortion drummer was admitted to hospital in Orange County, California last week (ends13Mar11) after allegedly collapsing while watching TV with his 12-year-old boy.
The pre-teen appealed to neighbours for help and the police were called to the scene, which was littered with drug paraphernalia, reports Tmz.com.
Royer, 52, was hospitalised, revived by doctors and subsequently arrested.
On Monday (14Mar11) he was charged with child endangerment and being under the influence of heroin.