Sacto 9-1-1
July 27, 2013
Woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession, child-endangerment

By Brittany Torrez

A woman is in jail and her 3-year-old daughter in protective custody today, afterThumbnail image for BELSON.jpg Sacramento Police said they found her in a truck with drugs and her daughter in the passenger seat.

At 3:43 p.m. this afternoon, officers responded to a welfare check on a woman asleep at the wheel of a truck at S and 18th St., according to a press release by the Sacramento Police Department.

When officers arrived, the release said, they found the driver was awake and in the driver's seat. Narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia were found inside the vehicle and within reach of the toddler, it said.

Teig Belson-Hekkala, 27, was taken into custody on suspicion of possession of narcotics and felony child endangerment. The daugter was transported to the Children's Receiving Home.

Call The Bee's Brittany Torrez, (916) 321-1103. Follow her on Twitter @BrittTorrez.

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