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Petaluma Police Department
Monday June 12th, 2017 :: 08:59 a.m. PDT


DUI / Child Endangerment


Petaluma Police Department

For Immediate Release                                                                                                   Monday June 12, 2017
Issued By:
Sergeant Lance Novello, Petaluma PD, (707) 778-4372, [email protected]  
Incident:               DUI / Child Endangerment
Additional:            23152(a) VC, 273a(b) PC
Report Number:   17-2896
Occurred Date:    Sunday June 11, 2017
Occurred Time:    12:47pm
Location:              Casa Grande High School
Suspect(s):          Brian Hilleshiem, 41 years old, Petaluma resident
Vehicle(s):            2015 Dodge Ram 2500
Incident Summary
On 6-11-17, around 1247 hours, Petaluma Police Department officers were dispatched to the report of a male, later identified as Brian Hilleshiem, who was passed out behind the wheel of a parked vehicle in the Casa Grande High School parking lot.  Petaluma Fire Department personnel arrived first and smelled the odor of an alcoholic type beverage from Hilleshiem’s general presence.
Officers administered field sobriety tests and obtained Hilleshiem’s preliminary blood alcohol, which was over twice the California legal limit of .08%.  The investigation revealed he drove his 7 year old son to a sporting event at the school after drinking.  He was subsequently arrested for DUI and child endangerment, and booked into the Sonoma County Jail.   

Petaluma Police Department
969 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA 94952

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