False personation of another arrest.
- November 21, 2018
- Category: Press Releases
On November 21, 2018, at 0128 hours, a Ford Explorer was stopped for an equipment violation. A search of the vehicle resulted in the finding of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a bag full of suspected stolen mail (all from valley cities). The driver, Craig Simonson (35 of Modesto) claimed to be another person and was in possession of that person’s identification. A fingerprint check showed his identity as Simonson. Simonson was booked at the Tuolumne County jail on a felony charge of false personation of another, and several misdemeanors. The passenger is facing two misdemeanor charges.