Sonora, CA — A Tuolumne County Sheriff´s deputy arrested 34 year old Joseph Elton Johnson of Twain Harte at 1:30 Sunday morning for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license.
Deputy Phil Halencak attempted to make contact with Johnson at the intersection of Twain Harte Drive and Hwy 108 (east entrance) after he noticed Johnson driving in an erratic manner.
Johnson quickly accelerated and continued eastbound on Hwy 108 swerving into ongoing traffic and barely missing a westbound SUV.
Johnson pulled into the Sugar Pine RV Park where he was taken into custody without further incident.
Written by Bill Johnson