Volusia County, FL-A 32-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday, accused of driving under the influence and because she had a 3-year-old child in her vehicle, charged with child neglect.
Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Chennelle Simonetta on Highway 17 at State Road 40 in DeLeon Springs. She was arrested after a deputy, who had been responding to a crash at another location, spotted her weaving on the road. Simonetta’s vehicle also matched the description of the car involved in the crash that the deputy had initially been responding to.
Simonetta told investigators that she had run off the road earlier, then continued driving.
The boy was not hurt and was turned over to relatives. Simonetta was charged with DUI and child neglect.
(photo of Chenelle Simonetta courtesy of Volusia County Jail)
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