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Pennsylvania mother charged with staging son's DUI

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WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

A mother from Pennsylvania has been charged with making false reports after troopers say she staged her son's DUI arrest.

The mom reportedly admitted to troopers that she put her son behind the wheel of a car back in February, and called police claiming her son was high on marijuana and passed out in the car. 

Police arrived and arrested 20-year-old John Houtz for DUI.

WNEP reports that at his preliminary hearing, his mother, 38-year-old Christy Gower, told police she was the one who put her son in the car and started the engine before calling police. 

Now Christy Gower is facing charges of reckless endangerment and making false reports in Union County

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