An Illinois mother was arrested after authorities say she was driving around with her kids inside a pool on the roof of her vehicle.
The Dixon Police Department said they were notified by a concerned citizen about the vehicle on Tuesday.
Police conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, 49-year-old Jennifer A. Janus Yeager.
Officers were told Yeager drove into town to inflate the pool at a friend’s house and had her two daughters ride inside of the empty pool to hold it down on their drive home.
Yeager was placed under arrest for two counts of endangering the health or life of a child and two counts of reckless conduct.
She was also cited for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16.
Officers found the vehicle driving around with a blue inflatable pool on the roof with two juveniles inside of it.
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