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Mom arrested in teen's drunken-driving death

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 10:00 a.m. HST, Jan 12, 2012



 

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. >> A San Francisco Bay area mom has been arrested on suspicion of helping her child's teenage friend buy alcohol hours before the girl was killed in a drunken-driving crash.

State officials say 51-year-old Amelia Chin of Alameda was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of furnishing alcohol to a minor. Authorities also arrested 45-year-old Abduhl Azeem Buksh, the clerk at the South San Francisco market where the girl allegedly got the alcohol.

The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says Chin accompanied 17-year-old Margaret Qaqish to the market on Feb. 4 and stood by as Qaqish bought the alcohol from Buksh.

Qaqish died when the car she was traveling in crashed early the next morning. The 19-year-old driver was allegedly drunk.

Buksh's attorney, John Forsyth, says surveillance video shows his client sold beer and a wine cooler to Chin, not Qaqish.







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