Police: Mom Used Teen Son to Sell Drugs

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(Photo Credit: Stanislaus Co. Sheriff/KTXL)

Modesto, CA (KTXL) — Police in Modesto say a woman used her 13-year-old son to help illegally sell prescription drugs.

(Photo Credit: Stanislaus Co. Sheriff/KTXL)

(Photo Credit: Stanislaus Co. Sheriff/KTXL)

Pamela Guerrero, 33, is accused of trying to sell Promethazine, a cold medication, on Craigslist. Police say Guerrero met with an undercover narcotics officer, and brought along her son.

As Guerrero and the officer met, police say she had her son show the officer the drugs. She also reportedly said she’d have access to more soon, investigators said.

Police say Guerrero was arrested on sales of prescription of prescription medication and child endangerment. Her son was released to a family member.

Promethazine is often abused among those in high school and college, and also mixed with alcohol to create Purple Drank.

Investigators aren’t sure if Guerrero was prescribed the drug or if she got a hold of it through other means.

Guerrero is due in Stanislaus County Court Tuesday.

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4 comments

  • Shammy

    Police say Guerrero was arrested on sales of prescription of prescription medication and child endangerment. Her son was released to a family member.

  • countmaster

    Sad to see yes, however, I don’t believe that at anytime was her child endangered. One may think differently about it if she was trying to sell the script for money for food for the child. Really not fair to judge, trying to generate money in these times leave many young mothers in a desperate way. This is of course the benefit of the dout, I could be wrong.

  • Fred

    She put her son in danger by meeting with a stranger to sell the rx’s, although he was safe cuz the buyer was undercover officer, she had no knowledge of that at the time she met him. Therefore she put her son in danger

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