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Child Endangerment Arrest

Sonora, CA – A Sonora Woman faces child endangerment charges.

The Sonora Police Department says 27-year-old Melissa Allen was driving recklessly on Greenley Road and pulled over by an officer.

Allen was determined to be driving under the influence of a controlled substance. The Police Department says she was in possession of 18 Soma and nine methadone pills, and didn’t have prescriptions for either. There was also a six-year-old child in the car.

Allen faces charges of felony child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and misdemeanor driving under the influence.

Written by bjhansen@mlode.com.

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