A Albuquerque father was in court Saturday to face charges of child abuse.
Loren Baca, 33, is charged with assault and child abuse.
He's accused of hitting his three kids over the head with a cake pan, and then taking his family on a scary, drunken ride to Chuck-E-Cheese.
His frightened wife called police from the restroom.
Officers arrested Baca at the restaurant.
He is free on bond