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Date and Time of Release: 28 June 2010

Date and Time of Incident: 25 June 2010, at approx. 9:37 pm

Subject: Child Endangerment Arrest
25 June 2010, at approx. 9:37 pm, a Sonora Police Department PACT volunteer observed a vehicle driving recklessly on Greenley Rd. The volunteer reported the information to on duty officers.

Officers located the vehicle and stopped it at an apartment complex off of Greenley Rd. They contacted the driver who was identified as Melissa Allen, 27, of Sonora, and her 6 year old son, who was a passenger in the vehicle.

Allen was determined to be driving under the influence of a controlled substance. She was also in the possession of 18 Soma and 9 methadone pills, which she didn’t have a prescription for. Allen was taken into custody without incident. Allen was transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked for;

Felony child endangerment
Felony possession of a controlled substance without a prescription
Misdemeanor driving under the influence