EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Officers say they arrested a DUI suspect near South Lake Tahoe who had a three-year-old child in their car at the time.
The arrested happened Sunday evening along Highway 88 near Horsethief Canyon.READ MORE: Amber Alert: Children Abducted By Father In Riverside County, Possibly Near Modesto
California Highway Patrol says an officer clocked the suspect going 77 mph in a 55 mph zone. After pulling the suspect over, the officer also soon discovered that the suspect had allegedly drunk alcohol before driving.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Say Thieves Target Women Along Stockton Boulevard In Broad Daylight
A three-year-old child was also in the car at the time of the stop, CHP says. The driver was then arrested on suspicion of DUI and child endangerment.MORE NEWS: 2 Now-Former Stockton Police Officers Charged In Beating During Arrest Of Teen
The driver, whose name has not been released at this time, has been booked into El Dorado County Jail.