In Death of Jade Maldonado
14Year-old Walking to School
Larue Welch Photo courtesy by ABC 7
Pleas Not Guilty
10:38 A.M. Monday morning, October 8, 2018, the California Highway Patrol (San
Bernardino) made an arrest in the hit and run , fatality case of 14 year-old, female
incident occurred at 7:10 A.M., IN San Bernardino, California, near Pacific
Street and Glasgow Avenue, Friday, September 28, 2018. Arrested was Charlean Larue Welch (55 year-old, San Bernardino), in
connection with the fatal hit and run collision that killed Maldonado, a Pacific
High School student walking in a crosswalk, approximately 7:15 A.M. Welch was driving a Tan, 2000, Chevy Suburban
at the time of the collision.
October 10, 2018 afternoon, Welch appeared in court, to enter a ‘not-guilty’ to
a charge of a vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, resulting to a bail
set at $500,000.
court records indicate Charlean Larue Welch has prior felony
convictions. Welch is scheduled for
another court appearance on October 18, 2018.