Officials said Aaron Gorman, 37, tried to show the girl how to drive in and out of the driveway of his home, which is on Calvine Road and Jacinto Avenue, at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
A Sacramento police officer, who happened to be driving along Calvine Road, noticed the car blocking the roadway, officials said. That officer stopped behind the car and saw the young driver.
When the officer talked to Gorman, he determined that he was the father of the girl and trying to teach her how to drive.
Gorman was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail and held on $60,000 bail.
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