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Mom Arrested for Letting Kids Ride on Roof of SUV in an Inflatable Pool


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According to Eyewitness News, a mom in Illinois drove down the road with her daughters riding in an inflatable pool on top of her SUV. 49-year-old Jennifer Yeager was arrested on two counts of endangering the health or life of a childby Police in Dixon, Illinois on Tuesday afternoon.


Police were called after someone saw Yeager driving down the road with a blue inflatable pool on top of the SUV, kids riding inside. Yeager defended herself by saying she needed to drive into town to inflate the pool at a friend's house. She let her daughters ride in the pool to hold it down as she drove it home.


Yeager also received a citation for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under the age of 16 and was released on bond. Dixon police Tweeted about the incident, stating: "Having your children sit in an inflatable pool on top of your car while driving will get you arrested."