Marin County woman arrested for DUI with 6 year old in car

A 46-year-old Woodacre woman was arrested for driving under the influence on Sunday night in San Anselmo.

San Anselmo Police officers got a call around 6:30 p.m. concerning a car being driven erratically. They located the suspected vehicle near the intersection of Red Hill and Sir Francis Drake and effectuated a traffic stop.

The driver was found to have an alleged blood-alcohol level three times the legal limit of .08 percent. She was booked into the Marin County Jail on suspicion of DUI and child endangerment as police officers found a 6-year-old boy in the car with her.

The suspect could be charged with an enhancement, specific to driving under the influence, for having a minor under the age of 14 in the car with her at the time of her arrest. However, the Marin County DA could also elect to charge her with a separate offense for child endangerment which could carry a county jail sentence of up to one year and result her her attending parenting classes if she is convicted.

If you are arrested for DUI, p or child endangerment in San Anselmo, San Rafael, or Novato, call an experienced aggressive DUI attorney for help.

For more information about driving under the influence, traffic or criminal charges in Marin County, San Rafael and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County criminal defense attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.