Mom arrested after driving with kids in inflatable pool on car's roof

one year ago

Dixon news, Illinois news.

Dixon authorities announced the arrest of a mother who drove her car while her daughters sat on an inflatable pool on top of the vehicle.

Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, 49, was charged with two counts of endangering the health or life of a child, two counts of reckless conduct and failure to secure a passenger between 8 and 16.

Her arrest occurred when she was pulled over by officers who spotted her daughters on the roof of her Audi Q5 on Route 2 in Dixon. She was pulled over and questioned by deputies who were told that she put the kids on top of the car to hold the pool atop after she brought it from her friend's home.

She was booked into the Dixon Police Department and later released after posting bond.