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On Friday evening, 39-year-old Rachell Lynn Malone was arrested for felony child endangerment, DUI, and driving on a suspended license following a vehicle collision on the outskirts of town.


On August 9th, 2019, at around 9:50 p.m., Sonora Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Snell Street for a report of a physical altercation and vehicle collision.  The first officer on scene discovered a 2008 Kia Sedona on the front lawn of a residence and a damaged 1999 Chevrolet Silverado and trailer parked along the adjacent curb. The officer quickly determined that there was no physical altercation, however, she did detect an odor of alcohol coming from the driver of the Sedona, Rachell Malone.


The officer conducted field sobriety tests on Malone and determined she was impaired, with a blood-alcohol content of over three times the legal limit.  It was also determined that Malone had her 12-year-old daughter with her in the vehicle at the time of the collision along with a 12-year-old friend of her daughter’s.  Malone’s license was suspended for prior alcohol-related driving violations.  Thankfully nobody was injured in this collision.

Rachell Lynn Malone