Darlene Williams

A San Andreas woman has pleaded guilty to felony child endangerment and was sentenced to 225 days in county jail after the drowning death of her 3-year-old grandson.

The boy, Clifton Williams, was found dead in a neighbor’s swimming pool after wandering away from his home on May 16, 2018, while he was reportedly in the care of his grandmother, Darlene Williams, 54.


Clifton Williams


Dakota is a Bret Harte High School alumna and attended Davidson College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Arab studies. After spending time studying in the Middle East and Europe, she is happy to be home, writing about the community she loves.

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