Illinois mum was arrested after police say she was stopped while driving with her daughters in an inflatable pool on top of the car

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  • Local police pulled over and arrested an Illinois mum, after receiving a report that she was driving with her children on top of the car in an inflatable pool.
  • According to police, Jennifer Yeager, 49, said that she drove into town to inflate the pool at a friend’s house, then had her two juvenile daughters ride in of the empty pool to hold it down on the ride home.
  • Yeager was charged with two counts of child endangerment and two counts of reckless conduct and was cited for failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under 16.
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An Illinois mum was arrested on multiple charges, after local police received a complaint that someone was driving with two children on top of the car in an inflatable pool.

Jennifer Yeager, 49, was pulled over by Dixon Police in her Audi Q5 late Tuesday afternoon, in Dixon, Illinois.

She explained to Dixon Police that she drove to a friend’s house to inflate the pool, then had her two daughters ride inside of the empty pool to hold it down on the drive home, Dixon Police tweeted in a statement on Wednesday.

Jennifer YeagerDixon Police/TwitterJennifer Yeager.

She was charged with two counts of child endangerment and two counts of reckless conduct, and she was cited for “failure to secure a passenger of the age of 8 and under 16,” according to the statement. Yeager was released on bond after being processed at the police station.

“Having your children sit in an inflatable pool on top of your car while driving will get you arrested,” the police department tweeted.

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