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Officers arrest woman for DUI with with 6-year-old son in car

Paradise Police Department Officers arrested a woman for driving under the influence with her 6-year-old son in the car, after a traffic collision on Tuesday.

Posted: Dec 4, 2019 10:44 AM

PARADISE, Calif. - Paradise Police Department Officers arrested a woman for driving under the influence with her 6-year-old son in the car, after a traffic collision on Tuesday.

Officers first responded to the area of Pentz Road and Stearns Road for a report of a non-injury single-vehicle collision, on Tuesday at 7:33 p.m.

Officers arrived and contacted 30-year-old Ashley Maier near her vehicle.

Maier had her 6-year-old son in the vehicle at the time of the collision. Maier showed signs consistent with alcohol consumption and was directed through a series of field sobriety tests.

Officers arrested Maier for driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content above .08% and felony child endangerment. She was then booked into the Butte County Jail. 

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